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Old 07-23-2009, 07:21 AM
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Man I should go stateside to purchase my next truck...under 3G's for that truck is amazing. People would still be trying to sell that for 6-9G's here in canada.
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I was told by someone who got the same truck up north in Or for 6G that I better grab it. It only has 93,000 miles on it and was purchased from Sac county in Jan of this year and game with all the maintenance records and everything. I am very happy with it thus far but to be fair I have only owned it a few days. I got some chrome tie downs for the bed yesterday as I worry about putting straps on it after seeing other truck beds get mangled by the straps. My father actually had a strap come loose a while back and get caught on the rear wheel and tore the mettle all the way down the outside of the bed. These tie downs would break away if that happened and the chrome gives it a nice look. While I was there I also grabbed one of those nets that go over the bed. I spent some time yesterday looking at cool little accessories for it and was amazed at how many there are from cowl induction hoods to aftermarket bumpers and LED tail lights. According to the owners manual the bumper hitch is a class 3 and can handle 8,400lbs and with a class 4 up to 10,000lbs, god only knows what a 5th wheel could handle. I got a call from a marketer for the yellow pages yesterday asking me all the services I provide. He was pushy and wanted money so I eventually hung up on him but he asked if I do any hauling. Now a light bulb is going off in my head. I see a new service I just hate to scratch my pretty bed lol. I think this weekend I will have a spray on liner installed. To follow are more pictures for your enjoyment. Amazingly clean truck.
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