Help me get a used truck
June 23, 2012 2:45 PM Subscribe
I need to buy a used truck (I dont have the money for a new one).
I have maybe around 7.5K to spend. Some people tell me that a gas engine with over 1K miles on is just asking for trouble, other people tell me they have over 2K on theres and its still running strong.
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I need to buy a used truck (pick up). I have 7.5K to spend. I know that is not a lot. I am looking at various online sites
to find my new vehicle.
I have asked people I know for some advice and it ranges from:
1) Anything with over 1K miles on it is nothing but trouble to
2) Mine got over 2K on it and its still running strong.
I figure both are true, but I need some advice how to end up in category 2 instead of 1.
Obviously I will have it checked out by a mechanic, and test drive it before I buy, but when I test drive the only thing I will figure out is if it turns on and moves (I dont know anything about cars).