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Old November 18th, 2013, 12:51 PM   #1
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What would you do with a F350...

So I picked up a 1997 F350, 351/auto/4x4 90k miles. Standard cab, no bed. I was planning on taking the axles out and putting them under my 1997 F250 powerstroke. But, I only use this truck for towing and light plowing... I guess I don't really neeeeed to put the axles under it. So this got me thinking...

I normally build jeeps and sammies (small shit) to wheel. We go to Indiana, "badlands off road" and do some small trail rides around northern Wisconsin. I try to stay away from mud...

What would you do with this truck? It has a clean title, was a plow truck so everything is rusty. Needs quite a bit of TLC to become road worthy. I was thinking of four options:

1. Fix it up, put a bed on it, turn and sell for mucho profit
2. Build it into an off-road rig (too big for trail riding, more mudder in my eyes)
3. Part it out and do something with the axles, bit overkill for a samurai, possible jeep project
4. Sell it as is for a small profit

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Old November 18th, 2013, 01:36 PM   #2
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1. Fix it up, put a bed on it, turn and sell for mucho profit Had a similar plan with an obs powerstroke I bought for $500 and now I have way more into it then it's worth so not this one
2. Build it into an off-road rig (too big for trail riding, more mudder in my eyes)Do you want a mudder? if so this is the direction I would go but you mentioned you don't like mud
3. Part it out and do something with the axles, bit overkill for a samurai, possible jeep project
4. Sell it as is for a small profitbingo

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Old November 18th, 2013, 02:05 PM   #3
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What would you sell it for as is?
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Old November 18th, 2013, 04:48 PM   #4
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I see a fair amount of good, sellable parts on it. If it was me,(figuring you have the time and a space to do this) I'd part it out and scrap what doesn't sell.
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Old November 20th, 2013, 10:25 AM   #5
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I think it's either going to be a project or sell it whole. No clue on how much to ask for not though. I figured get it running decent first then go from there
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Old November 20th, 2013, 10:32 AM   #6
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I think it's either going to be a project or sell it whole. No clue on how much to ask for not though. I figured get it running decent first then go from there
the sum of the parts are greater than the whole.

ain't nothin wrong with wheeling a full size. It brings a whole new concept to the wheelering game. I typically wheel with much smaller vehicles when I had my chevy up and running, which brought a whole new set of challenges.
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Old November 24th, 2013, 11:23 AM   #7
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Sell it to concreteguy. He could slap a flatbed on it and make good use of it.
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Old November 25th, 2013, 09:43 PM   #8
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lol send me am offer ;)
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Old November 25th, 2013, 09:46 PM   #9
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Ha. Just looked at your profile. You deliver? ?
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I've been watching this truck for a while, but have no funds for it. Best of luck with the sale.
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