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Old 04-13-2017, 09:25 PM   #1
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I need some help in finding the value of my Dad's truck. He passed away a few years ago and we had on offer on it and the family really wants to sell. But I think it's a little low.
The truck is is a 1970 Chevy C10 LWB and is truly a Barn Find/Survivor. Dad had purchased in in Nov of 1969 and did not use any more after '75 or '76. It has a little over 18k miles on it. While it's not perfect, it really is a nice truck and very original down to the plug wires and old bias-ply tires.
So we were offered $10k for it and I've seen values all over the place. I think that it's worth a lot more. But what do you guys think?
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Old 04-13-2017, 09:46 PM   #2
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That is very nice- tough to find one like that in the midwest! It should be worth more than 10K- not sure how much more. Maybe JoesJunk will chime in- he's a survivor specialist
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Old 04-13-2017, 09:47 PM   #3
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Man,... I would love to own that truck.
It's my favorite color.
I would think it would bring $10k-$15k to the right buyer.
Good luck on selling it.
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I think the buyer that came in at 10k uncontested was being very fair and reasonable.
It is possible you can get more money, but you might also have more headache.
If you are willing to risk it,and it is about getting the most money, put it on eBay as a no reserve auction.
That will tell you the true value.
As you stated it is a true survivor with low miles.
That will bring you a premium.
But, it is a low optioned longbed truck.
So, not funny money

If the the person that offered the 10k is a friend relative collector etc. maybe that is where it was meant to end up
I'm sure the truck has some sentimental value to your family, and it is not all about the money.
Good luck with your sale.
I hope it ends up in the right hands.
After all it is an original unmolested truck that hopefully will stay that way
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Old 04-13-2017, 11:53 PM   #5
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That sure looks good. Does it run? Was the offer for it just as it sits? If it's been sitting for a long time and the offer is for it just as it sits, I would say that's a fair offer.
If it hasn't run in a long time are you willing to get it on the road again? And give it a good detailing? That can sure make a difference.

What are you thinking it's worth?

I would love to see more pics of this truck.

I also notice it has power brakes, but it's not listed on the SPID? I'm guessing your dad had the dealer add that?
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Old 04-14-2017, 12:33 AM   #6
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beautiful truck. agree 10k as-is is not insulting. if it was mine i'd start a bit higher. but i'd also try and find a buyer that would appreciate the originality and not hack it up.
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I guess for me the big issue is has it been started since 1975/76 and if it hasn't then 10k is a great price. If its driveable and the box floor is in good shape I'm thinking 12/14k.. I love the plastic see through seat cover that is so 60's/70's..
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Old 04-14-2017, 11:08 PM   #8
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Thanks for all the info! I'm glad that $10k isn't that far off. I was hoping for closer to $20k
The truck does start and run/drive. He started it several times a year and every now and then drive it down to the end of the road and back. It does really need a good detailing. Would I be better off detailing it and making it presentable rather than leaving the Barn Find look?
Also, it has the original tires, would I be better off putting some modern radials on it as the ones that are on it I wouldn't trust t further than the end of driveway.
It does have power brakes and steering that were added. I don't think that the dealer added. My dad would have went to a junk yard and found a truck that had them so he could make sure everything was there, pulled and put on himself. Also was added a regulator for a second battery. It had a camper on it at one time.
That plastic on the seats, my mom remembers ordering just after they bought it. I don't think it's been off since.

This is a pic from about 12 years ago when it was out for a bath.
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If it was my truck i would leave it as is and sell it that way. at the price point you are wanting spending 5/600 on tires will not get you 5/600 more on the sale. Someone that buys your truck is buying it for the originality and prominence and I'd leave it up to the purchaser to get tires and do anything that need stop be done. The big thing as I pointed out in my last post is that it runs and drives so a buyer will know what they are getting.
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Old 04-15-2017, 08:51 AM   #10
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I would leave it as it is, just having it running and driving is good. Leave the original tires on it. Post up some more pictures when you can, I'm a huge fan of low mile original survivor trucks.
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Old 04-15-2017, 09:37 AM   #11
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Good advise above. Please offer it for sale on this forum- try to keep it in the 67-72 family!
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Old 04-16-2017, 01:14 AM   #12
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YES! Great advise. Guess that's why I'm here.
I think that I'll clean it up a bit and post it here first. I KNOW someone will love the originality of this truck. While there is some sentimental value there, I really would like to see this to go so someone who'll realize how cool this truck is and not hack it all up.
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Old 04-16-2017, 01:21 AM   #13
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Here's a Pic of when I brought back from my Grandfather's barn around 1998. I pulled it 250 miles home with my '88 Ranger! I think that I could fastest I could go was about 55mph, any faster it would get squirrely!
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That's a good load for a Ranger! Where did your grandfather live? Do you know the dealership name that he bought it from?
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Have you had any bites on the truck?
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Old 04-23-2017, 03:57 PM   #17
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I think that I'll clean it up a bit and post it here first.
That could work for you ... or not!. It depends on how you go about it.
Several years ago, I bought a very low mile survivor (the 1966 in my avatar) from a similar situation.
The relatives of the deceased owner also "cleaned it up a bit" to prepare it for sale, and boy do I wish they hadn't. The truck is still an amazing specimen of originality, but was 100% untouched beforehand. Little things like hose clamps and a fuel pump, cardboard fuel tank cover removal and bumper paint re-do. Worst offense I think was a high pressure wash on the 8700 mile engine. A sad amount of factory color got blown off on that one.
Most of these things could've been handled differently, and as the winning bidder I would have preferred to do it myself. I may have even paid more if the truck had remained 100% as found.
I do not know your skills or abilities, or exactly the condition of the truck, but I can tell you one thing for sure, it's original ONCE. No going back on errors in judgement, or plain goofs.
Good luck, and I hope it all goes well.
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$10k as is was actually a decent price as it may need things to really be a safe driver after sitting so many years. $25k for it is an insane price when a nut and bolt full restoration to original spec wont even sell for that price for that specific truck, but there are guys out there with more money than research skills.

Be interesting to see what kind of money it does bring it, when it does sell. The last few I've seen in that condition took a few years to sell in the $15k range as they aren't a highly desirable truck or rare.
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Old 05-05-2017, 12:25 AM   #19
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I 100% agree with you! When I say I'll clean it up, I really mean blow the dust off, wash it, etc. There are some non-original part here and there, but I wouldn't change them! It still has the original plugs/wires/cap and rotor and it has a miss but I'll let the next owner take care of that. Fresh gas, oil change and a wash, I'll handle that.
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I agree, but still swinging for the fences! We've had a good firm offer @ 15K, 20K will make the family happy.

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$10k as is was actually a decent price as it may need things to really be a safe driver after sitting so many years. $25k for it is an insane price when a nut and bolt full restoration to original spec wont even sell for that price for that specific truck, but there are guys out there with more money than research skills.

Be interesting to see what kind of money it does bring it, when it does sell. The last few I've seen in that condition took a few years to sell in the $15k range as they aren't a highly desirable truck or rare.
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My Grandfather lived in Cheboygan, MI, about 250 miles away. My Dad bought it from Andrews Chevy in Mason MI. The dealer is still in business, but only sells used cars now. And YES it was a handful driving home with that Ranger
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I agree, but still swinging for the fences! We've had a good firm offer @ 15K, 20K will make the family happy.
I think 15k is a great offer and sometimes, and I'm talking from 35 years of experience, your first offer is yoiur best offer..
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not to be negative but just wondering. the odometers numbers are very askew isn't that a tell tale sign of rolling over at 100k and also why are there no chalk marks under the hood on the cowl? again not nit picking. just curious.
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Not all trucks had chalk markings on them. Depends on the plant that built it
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If you currently have a $15k offer and the truck isn't even a road worthy driver, I'd jump on that 100 times over. $15-20k is restored swb pricing in my area lol Hopefully it's not a wait too long and the offer disappears situation as lots of the times that first offer is the best offer like Already Gone said.

That being said, since it's a family vehicle I'd keep it.
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