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Old 04-20-2013, 07:03 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by WIBadger View Post
X2 on the comments regarding salt use in Wisconsin and its effect on vehicles (which apply, in general, to the upper midwest aka rust-belt). Some people take very good care of their vehicles year-round; others not so much. Also, it depends upon how the vehicle was used (commercial? snowplow? pleasure?) and maintained. In general, it's always better to find/pursue a used truck outside of the rust-belt (ie, no snowplow use or exposure to winter road salt). My guess is that you're specifically looking at this TV (3500) because none are found in your area. I travel throughout central Wisconsin and northern Illinois; I would be happy to visit the dealership and take some (better) pics of the 3500 if the dealership isn't too far from my travel(s). Just PM me if interested (note: I'm not interested in a 3500). Eventually, you will need to visit the dealership and inspect it firsthand if you decide to "move" on the 3500.
Thanks for the offer.
I found a southern truck that's never seen snow. 2008 3500. Pick it up next week.

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Old 04-20-2013, 08:38 PM   #12
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You might be able to find a vehicle inspector for less than $150 to take a good look at it for you.
Kind of like home inspectors.
Could save you a trip or make it worth your while.
They give you a report along with pictures.

Just a thought.

Might Google that service in the area of the truck.

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