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Old 01-24-2010, 06:36 PM
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Try to find out what the $3k was actually spent on. Ask if the starter has been replaced or rebuilt? if not figure at about 120k that'll need doing. $400 ish. Other thing to be weary of cracked exhaust manifold. Sounds like valves out of adjustment when cold. (click,click,clic)Only when cold does this show up. I'd ask the guy to leave it overnight and allow you to see how it starts on a cold day in the morning. New manifold is $1600 and there are no other options out there. This may be the real reason they are selling it. Why else would you spend $3k on a rig and sell it within a year? Check that the Nav works, that's another big expense if it needs repair.
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