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Found this truck at a local auction. What do you guys think it’s worth? Really want to bid on it. Looks straight and rust free

83 k30 164k.
 

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Looks like a great truck. As we say in Texas, time to pull the trigger!
 

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Without seeing more detailed pics of the interior and underneath it's kinda hard to put a firm price on it. No idea if it's got rot on it or not and prices vary greatly from region to region. The following is my breakdown of what I'd consider a fair price range. Take it for what it's worth :)

These estimates all assume the the trucks runs and drives good and other assumptions based on the one pic. I'd just assume that the truck needs some maintenance items regardless (plugs, wires, ball joints, tie rods, brakes,...) so inspect those. If they end up not being needed then that's gravy :)

Very good condition (Very little to no rust, underneath is clean and not hacked up or scaly, interior is pretty decent)
$12-15,000

Good condition (minor rust where possibly rockers and cab corners should be replaced but everything else is good. Underneath is pretty clean. No hackery but maybe some scale and possibly a need for a minor floorboard patch. Interior is ok but needs seat covers and a new dash pad)
$9-12,000

Fair condition (rockers, cab corners and floors need replaced ASAP. Frame is good but has scale and other grime all over the place. Interior is heavily used and beaten)
$5-9,000
 

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...and prices vary greatly from region to region.

Very good condition $12-15,000

Good condition $9-12,000

Fair condition $5-9,000

Like he said about location. In California you can reduce those values by 50%.
 

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Just a quick glance at this, if the interior is original but clean, 13k. Truck looks pretty awesome. Love the topper too.
 

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Able to be viewed in person? That is probably the biggest deciding factor.
You said local and in WA, so good chance that it is actually rust free, but unless in person, truck has been re-painted a non factory color, so pictures are useless to determine rust (or past rust). Besides, IMO, rust through on replaceable body parts is less of a concern than the "rest of the truck" IMO, if one is looking for more than a pretty picture.

Things that detract from the "market value" if one is looking for a resto or resto mod project, vs looking for a daily driver old truck....if you're making a list.
Based simply off the picture..., not accounting for any mechanical or interior stuff.
- Non OEM grille
- non OEM bumper, although nice winch bumper
- And the big one. Non OEM paint.
-- Covers up previous damage
-- Not original looking and needs to be re-painted
-- Depending on how well it was painted = twice as much paint to strip off, or 3x or 4x...
-- How complete is the re-paint vs what is still original color (IE is it a complete repaint, or only the visible exterior surfaces)

My guess, not able to view in person/drive/verify if it's a bondo bucket or not, $6-7k, tops. It's an auction. If someone wanted to take the time to market it and show it and provide the perspective buyer reasonable opportunity to analyze the entire vehicle, and it's good, it would bring more money.

Also, not trying to bid the truck out from under you, but what auction is this and what auctions do you follow in WA? If you don't mind sharing. Can wait until the auction is over so no one get's turned on to this truck if you're really after it.
 

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Really depends on your personal use "for".
One of the very best "Hunting trucks out there"
In pre-hunting season in the Great White North there would be more hunters on that one than "flies on sh-t"
Those 3+3's can always be resold if you don't like them and are quite rare!!!
 

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I want it but I don’t think I can hide that from the wife lol and right before Xmas

Looks like it’s up to $8400

Here’s the link:

 

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@Italianwagon After seeing the pics, that’s about as high as I’d go anyway. Good call imo
 

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