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milkmania
09-07-2012, 12:01 PM
Found a 1999 K-1500 Suburban I like..... I really like that year's body style, but WHAT THE HECK IS THIS GUY SMOKING??? I found an 2004 for $5800.00 with less miles!!! and an 2005 for $7000.00





4 Door,4 Wheel Drive, Automatic Transmission,Air Conditioning,Cruise Control,Leather Seats,Power Door Locks,Power Mirrors,Power Seats,Power Steering,Power Windows,Tinted Windows,CD player,Daytime Running Lights,Antilock Brakes,Driver Air Bag,Passenger Air Bag,5.7 liter V-8
155,000 miles
The Sale Price is $6985.00 :eek3:




pic taken on incline:rolleyes:

aaron.
09-07-2012, 12:12 PM
I wouldn't spend more than $3500 on that puppy.

milkmania
09-07-2012, 12:13 PM
I wouldn't spend more than $3500 on that puppy.

no poop!

jk13
09-07-2012, 12:20 PM
When I was looking at 96-99 Tahoes last year they were all in the 3900-6000 range and were all complete junk. Rusted out, filthy interiors, doors that don't open, body damage, etc. If it's in real nice shape around here it'll get some money, but probably not 7k.

I finally found one by driving around dealer lots and seeing the trade-ins before they went to auction. Offered a low ball cash offer and they took it.

milkmania
09-07-2012, 12:43 PM
When I was looking at 96-99 Tahoes last year they were all in the 3900-6000 range and were all complete junk. Rusted out, filthy interiors, doors that don't open, body damage, etc. If it's in real nice shape around here it'll get some money, but probably not 7k.

I finally found one by driving around dealer lots and seeing the trade-ins before they went to auction. Offered a low ball cash offer and they took it.

This is a dealer's lot....
there were 6 - 10 interior pics and it was very well maintained (haven't physically seen it) but it's still a 13 year old truck!!!!
I'd rather have white, but red is my second choice. I've had several from 1993 K2500, 1993 C1500, 1995 K1500 to 1997 K1500.

love that body style, and they look great with 4" lift:)

snork
09-07-2012, 12:52 PM
yeah, but...

epnault
09-07-2012, 01:01 PM
Believe it or not I sold my 1998 GMC Suburban SLT(we called it the Bada Bing-Just like Tony Sapranos first ride) with 275,000 miles for $3650. We had a lot of tire kickers on the price but all of a sudden an old timer stopped by and paid cash and didn't try to negotiate a dime. I was curious and asked him what he intended to use it for. He said to launch and pull out my Nautique and Bennington out of the water each year. That 5.7liter engine is a solid runner and if the 4x4 works they command a decent price however anything over 5K seems like way too much.

GoneBoatN
09-07-2012, 01:11 PM
Some people tend to think their poop is better than other people's poop...
8p

jk13
09-07-2012, 01:38 PM
This is a dealer's lot....
there were 6 - 10 interior pics and it was very well maintained (haven't physically seen it) but it's still a 13 year old truck!!!!
I'd rather have white, but red is my second choice. I've had several from 1993 K2500, 1993 C1500, 1995 K1500 to 1997 K1500.

love that body style, and they look great with 4" lift:)

If it's at a dealer there should still be some room for negotiation. They get to be in this age group and condition matters almost more than KBB or NADA. I drove around new car lots in the back for anything that didn't have a plate on it. Went in on Monday morning before they sold it to an auction junkie and picked it up on Tuesday.

It's a versatile body style for sure. Not only looks good with a 4" lift, but if you take a 2" lift off and lower it 6" it still looks pretty nice.;) And with the improved aerodynamics (not much room for air to go under) I went from 16mpg (lifted, balloon tires when I bought it) to 20.5mpg on a 1200 mile highway trip last week. Now it just needs paint before winter.........

milkmania
09-07-2012, 01:39 PM
yeah, but...
....it's not worth $6895.00

jk13
09-07-2012, 01:41 PM
....it's not worth $6895.00

I agree.

milkmania
09-07-2012, 01:46 PM
If it's at a dealer there should still be some room for negotiation. They get to be in this age group and condition matters almost more than KBB or NADA. I drove around NEW car lots in the back for anything that didn't have a plate on it. Went in on Monday morning before they sold it to an auction junkie and picked it up on Tuesday.

It's a versatile body style for sure. Not only looks good with a 4" lift, but if you take a 2" lift off and lower it 6" it still looks pretty nice.;) And with the improved aerodynamics (not much room for air to go under) I went from 16mpg (lifted, balloon tires when I bought it) to 20.5mpg on a 1200 mile highway trip last week. Now it just needs paint before winter.........

93 K2500
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a112/milkmania/k2500.jpg


95 K1500
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a112/milkmania/DSCF6239.jpg


97 K1500
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a112/milkmania/green_sub.jpg

still have the 93 & 97
the 93 3/4 ton is now the "around the house" utility truck and my daughter drives the 97
good solid trucks

scott023
09-07-2012, 01:55 PM
Milk, you start some of the weirdest threads. Just sayin. :D

milkmania
09-07-2012, 01:56 PM
got a son (turning 15 on November 1st.) slobbering all over this one:rolleyes:

milkmania
09-07-2012, 01:57 PM
Milk, you start some of the weirdest threads. Just sayin. :D

it's what I do......http://deephousepage.com/smilies/bricks1.gif


but................it invokes participation http://deephousepage.com/smilies/eusa_dance.gif

Thrall
09-07-2012, 05:03 PM
While I think almost $7k is out of line, you did say it's at a dealer.
Dealer = add $1k min over what it's worth private party, becuase there's alot of people that think you get a better vehicle from a dealer.
Asking price = +$1k over what they intend to get out of it, so there's room to negotiate.
That leaves it at $5k for a private party sale, which is about right I think IF it's clean/well maintained and no rust, good condition interior.
As said above, after about 10yrs old (just like our MC's, value is not so much about the year of the vehicle, but the condition and miles.
Personally I think the 88-98 style GM trucks are about the best vehicels you can get. I've put a few hundred thouseand miles on various versions of that platform and that would still be my go to truck if I needed a cheap reliable truck or suv.

For comparison, I sold my mom's 97 Z71, 170k mi, good running condition, but a little leaky, scratched up, filthy interior, spent it's whole life in the rust belt (not rusted out though), for $3500 to the first person that came to look at it.....2 yrs ago.
If I had the time to detail it out, fix a couple leaks, buff/paint the body, I have no doubt it would have been a $5k truck.
Yes that price is high, but if I wsa in the market for a approx $5-6k BIG suv I'd get that '99 over a newer body style with the same miles.

I actually just bought a '94 Z71 diesel to fix up and sell. Not running, price was right and for the miles and condition, they are all over the place here for around $4k. Yeah it's a turdly 6.5 diesel, but diesels sell out here.

milkmania
09-07-2012, 05:28 PM
In South East Oklahoma we hardly see rusted vehicles.

milkmania
09-07-2012, 06:05 PM
Actually.... this "dealer" is a used car dealer with 37 vehicles in inventory. They're all clean low mileage....everything besides the 99 sub is an 07 or newer

sethro
09-07-2012, 07:16 PM
Please say it isn't so...is my 99 GMC K2500 Ext. Cab truck really only worth that much? It's got 63000 miles and the 454. Very clean. I haven't even considered what it's worth lately, but it's worth WAY more to me than those prices I'm seeing. Good thing I'm not looking to sell it, but geez, this thread kind of made me sad.

:cry:

milkmania
09-09-2012, 11:53 AM
Please say it isn't so...is my 99 GMC K2500 Ext. Cab truck really only worth that much? It's got 63000 miles and the 454. Very clean. I haven't even considered what it's worth lately, but it's worth WAY more to me than those prices I'm seeing. Good thing I'm not looking to sell it, but geez, this thread kind of made me sad.

:cry:


K2500 with 454 will hold it's value to a select market....
like pulling a 5th. wheel AND a boathttp://deephousepage.com/smilies/scared.gif

can you reach 16 mpg with that thing?

XtwentyNot
09-09-2012, 03:13 PM
can you reach 16 mpg with that thing?

Haha, I once got 13.6! 12 seems to be the norm towing or not. I want to sell mine but not sure if it's even worth $3500! K2500, vortech 454, completely loaded with 125k always mobile 1 and always serviced, no salt! What could I ask for it?
84128


-Jake

sethro
09-09-2012, 03:34 PM
K2500 with 454 will hold it's value to a select market....
like pulling a 5th. wheel AND a boathttp://deephousepage.com/smilies/scared.gif

can you reach 16 mpg with that thing?

I get about 15 mpg when driving (nothing in tow) on the interstate, and about 11 mpg towing the boat on the interstate. However, after six years of owning this truck it is consistantly 10 mpg for the mixed driving I do. Mostly rural 55mph roads and small town driving. Good news is that towing doesn't effect mpg too much.

I also have a goose neck hitch in the bed, as I bought it from a guy that towed his aluminum 4 horse trailer with it. Bought in 2006 for 12.5K with 38000 miles, so I've only put about 25000 miles on it.

MIMC
09-10-2012, 01:15 PM
For what it's worth....sold my 98' Chevy Silverado LT, 1/2 ton extd cab, 4wd, red w/ light gray interior, slight rust on door pinch welds otherwise a clean truck, 198,000 miles for $5,500 cash in matter of couple hours of being listed last fall. The GMT400 generation of GM trucks hold their value well, nice looks, decent ride quality, and solid powertrain performance.

MIMC

Forrest-X45
09-10-2012, 05:55 PM
Haha, I once got 13.6! 12 seems to be the norm towing or not. I want to sell mine but not sure if it's even worth $3500! K2500, vortech 454, completely loaded with 125k always mobile 1 and always serviced, no salt! What could I ask for it?
84128


-Jake


First of all don't sell it. What are you going to purchase instead that is going to be better without costing more money???
If you do, it has to be worth at least $5500-6000.

XtwentyNot
09-11-2012, 02:43 AM
First of all don't sell it. What are you going to purchase instead that is going to be better without costing more money???
If you do, it has to be worth at least $5500-6000.


Best tow rig for the money IMO, just that a truck would suit our needs better. I would even look at an 8.1 for the right price. The market is soft for 15 y/o suburbans around here no way could I get $5500, makes it tough to let go.


-Jake