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Old February 27th, 2013, 06:56 PM   #1
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Default LOOKING at 97 1500 4x4 auto 318 tommorow

im looking to buy this 97 ram 4x4 5.2 auto trans single cab shrt bed, fairly clean. bad 187,000 miles what are some things i should be looking for? he said he just took it to the trans shop and had them look at it and they said everything was good to go. he wants $2200 im bringing $1850 is that good prices for the miles and the body is one of the cleanest ive found, there is rust but very little. i had a 94 and that ran forever until i burried it in the woods. any advice greatly appreciated
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lift up the frt end and shake it down, If there is a need to replace u-joints or ball joints take that into consideration, since the castle nut that you have to take off is a pain in the butt.

other then that look at the steel brake lines frt and rear as they are known to rust out.

Thats my advice
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