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googlegoogle
08-13-2010, 11:30 AM
Maybe buying a truck.

El Jefe
08-13-2010, 11:31 AM
All fluid levels and condition of fluids. Roadtest and check driveability. Is this truck 4x4? Transfer case fluids, front and rear diff fluids, U-joints etc etc. Check out the operation of the 4x4 system. Maybe a truck is pretty vague, any details?

booyaf2
08-13-2010, 11:32 AM
If its 4x4, make sure it engages and drives in 4x4 with no odd noises. Also check the inside of the truck bed for dents/scratches/abuse. Don't let them tell you grandpa had it when its obviously been used as something other.

CHENZ A!
08-13-2010, 11:32 AM
Rims and a system
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El Jefe
08-13-2010, 11:33 AM
If its 4x4, make sure it engages and drives in 4x4 with no odd noises. Also check the inside of the truck bed for dents/scratches/abuse. Don't let them tell you grandpa had it when its obviously been used as something other.

REPOST. If I wanted my comeback I would wipe it off your moms chin.






























jk I just wanted to use that line again ha!

El Jefe
08-13-2010, 11:38 AM
[QUOTE=kcchiefsfanGoJC;6931999]REPOST. If I wanted my comeback I would wipe it off your moms chin.





Awesome, I got to use an epic mom joke for my 5k post.

vailpass
08-13-2010, 11:40 AM
If a truck check the motormounts.
Carfax of course.

Crush
08-13-2010, 11:40 AM
Make sure that Flachief58 is not in the backseat. He is one angry mofo.

JASONSAUTO
08-13-2010, 11:41 AM
All fluid levels and condition of fluids. Roadtest and check driveability. Is this truck 4x4? Transfer case fluids, front and rear diff fluids, U-joints etc etc. Check out the operation of the 4x4 system. Maybe a truck is pretty vague, any details?

brake system... belts, hoses, i would take it to a shop and tell them what you are doing and PAY them to check it out for you

vailpass
08-13-2010, 11:45 AM
brake system... belts, hoses, i would take it to a shop and tell them what you are doing and PAY them to check it out for you

What would you know about it?

Tylerthigpen!1!
08-13-2010, 11:47 AM
Jack the front end up and try to wiggle the tires. You should get about 1/8 of an inch of wiggle. Check the ENTIRE frame for rust. Check the shocks by bouncing on one corner of the car. After you stop bouncing, if the car still bounces for more than one and a half bounces then your shocks are shot. Check the tire wear. Look for pitting or dry rot. Might as well check how old the tires are. (http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=11)

Brock
08-13-2010, 11:48 AM
Make sure the La Cugaracha horn still works.

vailpass
08-13-2010, 11:49 AM
Make sure the La Cugaracha horn still works.

YES111

vailpass
08-13-2010, 11:52 AM
Inspect the Fetzer valves carefully.
They should be prepared with some 3-1 oil and gauze pads.
Be sure it has about 10 quarts of Prestone antifreeze. No, no make that Quaker State.

Dayze
08-13-2010, 11:54 AM
Make sure that Flachief58 is not in the backseat. He is one angry mofo.

LMAO

Dayze
08-13-2010, 11:54 AM
Inspect the Fetzer valves carefully.
They should be prepared with some 3-1 oil and gauze pads.
Be sure it has about 10 quarts of Prestone antifreeze. No, no make that Quaker State.

don't forget the ball bearings.

El Jefe
08-13-2010, 11:56 AM
What would you know about it?

Internet mechanic, probably never even had grease under his fingernails....:D

El Jefe
08-13-2010, 11:57 AM
Make sure that Flachief58 is not in the backseat. He is one angry mofo.

Make sure the La Cugaracha horn still works.

Inspect the Fetzer valves carefully.
They should be prepared with some 3-1 oil and gauze pads.
Be sure it has about 10 quarts of Prestone antifreeze. No, no make that Quaker State.


I love this place.

vailpass
08-13-2010, 11:58 AM
don't forget the ball bearings.

You are right.

Seems like it's all ball bearings these days.

vailpass
08-13-2010, 11:59 AM
Internet mechanic, probably never even had grease under his fingernails....:D

:D Sauto probably forgot more about vehicles over his breakfast this morning than I will ever know but hey, at least I didn't insult his grand daughter.

booyaf2
08-13-2010, 12:07 PM
Also check to make sure there is a blue oval on the front grill.

Buehler445
08-13-2010, 12:21 PM
Look for oil leaks.

Make sure transfer case shifts right if it is a 4x4.

Look at transmission fluid. If it is dirty, be weary. If it has been used to pull very much, there is a good chance the tranny is showing the wear.

If the engine/transmission/transfer case is all in good shape, it will be a good vehicle
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Buehler445
08-13-2010, 12:22 PM
Oh. And make sure the frame isn't bent
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El Jefe
08-13-2010, 01:16 PM
:D Sauto probably forgot more about vehicles over his breakfast this morning than I will ever know but hey, at least I didn't insult his grand daughter.

ROFL No doubt, sharp dude.

El Jefe
08-13-2010, 01:17 PM
Also check to make sure there is a blue oval on the front grill.

If there is a blue oval, they have already helped you by circling the problem, after seeing said oval, run from it!

Rain Man
08-13-2010, 01:23 PM
It's always worth a quick walk around the car to be sure it's not just a cardboard cutout.

Buehler445
08-13-2010, 01:41 PM
If there is a blue oval, they have already helped you by circling the problem, after seeing said oval, run from it!

Yep. If you get one, the problem will be circled.

El Jefe
08-13-2010, 01:49 PM
Yep. If you get one, the problem will be circled.

:thumb:

JASONSAUTO
08-13-2010, 03:25 PM
this place never fails, does it?ROFLROFLROFLROFL

Goldmember
08-13-2010, 04:09 PM
makes sure it hasn't been in a flood, hurricane, monsoon, tornado, wildfire, earthquake, solar flare, or driven by a smelly valet.

Crush
08-13-2010, 04:53 PM
Also make sure that both the Mr. Fusion and the Flux Capcitor are in good working condition.
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Silock
08-13-2010, 05:33 PM
Take it to a mechanic and let them do a ppi on it. It's well worth the money.

BWillie
08-13-2010, 05:36 PM
I always check the trunk to see if there is any dead hookers in there or residue of lime

kstater
08-13-2010, 05:40 PM
Make sure there is plenty of turn signal fluid.

Saulbadguy
08-13-2010, 05:44 PM
I generally just walk around it kicking the tires, pretending to know what i'm talking about.

LaChapelle
08-13-2010, 05:53 PM
Check the age of the primary driver

EWOK
08-13-2010, 05:55 PM
Take it in to have it looked over by a qualified technician. If you live in an area that has emission testing than have that done also. For all you Chevy guys; Please take a look at wear GM and Dodge put their tow hooks and then where does Ford. Thats right you losers both GM and Dodge have them in the front for easier access so the Ford can pull them out!

Demonpenz
08-13-2010, 07:41 PM
It's all ball bearings these days

Psyko Tek
08-13-2010, 07:49 PM
Rims and a system
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