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Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by AceMan » Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:06 pm

I'm at a Tipping Point. Do I spend a few grand to get this inspectable and drivable, or do I just trade it in for a new 2018.

2006 with 113k miles. My signature pretty much tells you what I have in it.

Currently, it needs:
Driver side lower Control arm
AC charge

I'm not exactly sure what it's worth. I'm entertaining any offers.
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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by 13powerwagon » Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:28 pm

Keep it, a little bit of money now to fix it is better than 6 grand a year for 5 or 6 years.
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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by RustyPW » Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:56 pm

13powerwagon wrote:
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:28 pm
Keep it, a little bit of money now to fix it is better than 6 grand a year for 5 or 6 years.
Better up your 6 grand a year. Closer to 7 to 8.
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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by RustyPW » Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:02 pm

RustyPW wrote:
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:56 pm
13powerwagon wrote:
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:28 pm
Keep it, a little bit of money now to fix it is better than 6 grand a year for 5 or 6 years.
Better up your 6 grand a year. Closer to 7 to 8. His trade in is about $15,,000 on a $60,000 plus PW.
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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by 13powerwagon » Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:05 pm

Fair enough lol, they are rather proud of their trucks these days.
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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by Reloaderguy » Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:53 pm

AC isn't hard at all. Buy a vacuum and manifold from HF then you can do the AC as many times as you want.
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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by RustyPW » Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:07 am

Reloaderguy wrote:
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:53 pm
AC isn't hard at all. Buy a vacuum and manifold from HF then you can do the AC as many times as you want.
He needs an evaporator.
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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by Reloaderguy » Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:16 am

RustyPW wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:07 am
Reloaderguy wrote:
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:53 pm
AC isn't hard at all. Buy a vacuum and manifold from HF then you can do the AC as many times as you want.
He needs an evaporator.
It doesn't matter which parts you are replacing, if you crack open the AC you will need a vacuum pump and pressure manifold to charge the system. Instead of paying a shop a grand or more, buy the tools and do the job yourself.
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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by RustyPW » Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:31 am

Reloaderguy wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:16 am
RustyPW wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:07 am
Reloaderguy wrote:
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:53 pm
AC isn't hard at all. Buy a vacuum and manifold from HF then you can do the AC as many times as you want.
He needs an evaporator.
It doesn't matter which parts you are replacing, if you crack open the AC you will need a vacuum pump and pressure manifold to charge the system. Instead of paying a shop a grand or more, buy the tools and do the job yourself.
That's not our Ace. :lol:
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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by RustyPW » Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:58 pm

I got a text from Acey. He not getting a new PW. He's fixing his.
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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by 13powerwagon » Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:37 pm

Sweet :rockon:
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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by AceMan » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:07 pm

RustyPW wrote:
Reloaderguy wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:16 am
RustyPW wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:07 am
He needs an evaporator.
It doesn't matter which parts you are replacing, if you crack open the AC you will need a vacuum pump and pressure manifold to charge the system. Instead of paying a shop a grand or more, buy the tools and do the job yourself.
That's not our Ace. Image
Yea, you know I can't fix that shit!!! I wish I could. The whole dash has to come out. If the dealer time is 5.0, that equals to 2 weeks Ace time! LOL

That's not even including the evaporator core and refrigerant. :-D



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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by Colibri » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:21 pm

If you make the trip to Texas I’ll fix it for you pro bono. I have a top of the line robinair ac machine and all necessary tools equipment and knowledge
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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by Mule007 » Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:36 am

Sounds like 1 heck of an offer 👍
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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by AceMan » Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:00 pm

Colibri wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:21 pm
If you make the trip to Texas I’ll fix it for you pro bono. I have a top of the line robinair ac machine and all necessary tools equipment and knowledge
Mule007 wrote:
Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:36 am
Sounds like 1 heck of an offer 👍

Thanks, Colibri, that is an awesome offer! Unfortunately, I won't be heading to Texas anytime soon. If you were closer, I'd be there tomorrow morning! :-D

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Re: Thinking to sell or trade in my 2006

Post by AceMan » Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:06 pm

I'll be keeping the truck. I got this far. I fear that once I change the arms, and fix the AC, that the engine will take a dump. It stalled on me today. LOL.

Just give me another year with it for some wheeling next year at Rausch, and get past my current financial obligations, for one, to pay off a whole house Generak 22kw generator I literally just ordered last week! Paying balance of $5k ($275/mo) for 18 months 0%. Tough deal to beat. That would hurt me with the truck payments!

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