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Old 01-04-2019, 05:47 PM   #26
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Re: Where is everybody finding them?

$8k should buy a SWEET 73-87 out here in Phoenix.
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Old 01-05-2019, 02:02 AM   #27
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https://hattiesburg.craigslist.org/c...787067495.html

https://jackson.craigslist.org/cto/d...751255774.html

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Old 01-05-2019, 03:10 AM   #28
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Re: Where is everybody finding them?

you should be able to find plenty of trucks for that price, but are they really worth that price, and I mean that strictly from the body and paint perspective, and we assume the mechanics are sound

you are at that price point where you will be paying for a flip or a truck painted with lies, ha ha, I prefer an old paint truck because nothing has been hidden, I don't mean to scare you at all, but know the critical points to check for rust

1. battery box area, the battery tray may have been replaced but...

2. radiator core support right below battery tray, good cores are impossible to find, most require welding repair

3. the front of the passenger side inner fender again below the battery tray

4. floor boards, ask to remove the floor mats, and if possible lift up the carpet and peak underneath

5. the bed has it been covered up with something? look around where the gas filler tube is on the inside of the bed, and around the inside wheel wells

6. how badly bowed is the tailgate, ha ha, or how many pounds of bondo are making it appear straight

7. rear cab corners of course

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Old 01-06-2019, 09:20 PM   #29
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Re: Where is everybody finding them?

You need to do a fly and buy out here on the west coast if you want truly rust free. Or just factor in $1000 for shipping if you want to go that route.

Clean '74
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/cto...787399344.html

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https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto...783259702.html
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Old 01-07-2019, 12:20 AM   #30
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Yeah...you gotta be quick on the nice ones.....a daily search would be in order...and I dont know if it can be done ,but can you alerts sent to you from craigslist when a new posting pops up?
Yes, you can with an app. When I am on the hunt I use this one.
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Old 01-07-2019, 09:11 AM   #31
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Old 01-07-2019, 03:54 PM   #32
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Re: Where is everybody finding them?

I recently bought some Ground Force lowering springs for my C30 from a gentleman north of cincinnati who says that Washington State has some decent deals. I forget what city he was in, but he said he has family up there and will check out the CL and FB marketplace before going out there to see if anything peaks his interest. He says there are a decent amount of rust free but less expensive squares out there than you'd typically find in the Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana area.

I use Autotempest.com when searching for cars. It is just searchtempest, but more specifically catered towards vehicles.
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Old 01-09-2019, 10:42 PM   #33
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There's a k10 in Lebanon junction. Green step side a 79. Not awful but 3500 so lots of room up upgrades/restoration.
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