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post #1 of 6 Old 03-18-2013, 06:27 PM Thread Starter
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deal or no deal ?

1970 gladiator with buick 350, 3 speed, 49,000 orig. miles. Body and frame in excellent cond.......includes 7 1/2 ft. Fisher power angle plow.....$6,500....

good deal or bout some input

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post #2 of 6 Old 03-18-2013, 11:48 PM
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not. Body and frame aren't gonna be that straight if it's got a snow plow on it. Or engine and tranny that good. Or axles.

Beauty is in the eye of the jeepowner.
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post #3 of 6 Old 03-19-2013, 09:33 AM Thread Starter
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post #4 of 6 Old 03-19-2013, 09:52 AM
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Yes, plow trucks are hammered by plowing. It may be ok if it was used once or twice a year to plow the owner's driveway - but plow trucks that go out on the street and are really used take a lot of punishment.

Plus it's wildly expensive if it's not in perfect condition. These trucks don't sell for that kind of money. Wagoneers - yes, if they are beautiful. But not J-trucks.

1) '77 J10 LWB, 258/T15/D20/3.54 bone stock, low options (delete radio), PS, hubcaps. 2) '82 J20 360/T18/NP208/3.73, KOs, 7600 GVWR 3) '75 CJ-6, 304/T15, PS, BFG KM2s, soft top 4) '95 VW Golf Sport 2000cc 2D
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post #5 of 6 Old 03-19-2013, 11:18 AM
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nope, prolly a grand tops

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post #6 of 6 Old 03-23-2013, 02:56 PM
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Maybe if the frame and body were great and it had a 401/727. Even then so I would only offer $3,500

Wag Rebuilt 360, 260H, 727, Locked 44, AMC 20, 208, 31" M/T's, 4" Rustys, 2.5" Duals. SOON:SOA SF, 496, T400, Doubler, D60's, 37" M/T's <-TOY
Cherokee Rebuilt 360, 2" Duals, mostly stock. SOON: Hot Street 401, 4'' Rustys, 33" BFG A/T's maybe a T-case to get rid of Q-Track <-TOW RIG
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