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Buying used...Things to look for

Discussion in 'GM Diesel & DuraMax' started by Buckem, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. Buckem

    Buckem New Member

    Anything in particular to look for in buying a used D-max? Will be buying a used '05 or newer and just wondering of past issues or problem signs.Also, are all those high mile Texas trucks a good buy or stay away from them? Seen 100,000 mile '07's going for a good price, worth a plane ticket or no? Thanks in advance.
  2. Silverado Junkie

    Silverado Junkie New Member

    The only widespread problem ive heard of is duramax's having head gasket failure due to a to high compression ratio. But GM fixed this by lowering the compression ratio. Your model should be fine.
  3. Joethepoolguy

    Joethepoolguy New Member

    I've heard of some injector problems, but nothing too major. I loved my father's Duramax in his 05.
  4. Stealth

    Stealth New Member 1000 Posts

    What price are you talking about? Cause i got my truck for 3,300.
  5. Buckem

    Buckem New Member

    Just purchased an '08 4x4 Crew D-Max w/80,000 mi for $23,700. Loaded up with leather too. Chevy don't let me down. Pick it up next week, my dad's looking at it right now.:party:
  6. pmartin816

    pmartin816 New Member 1000 Posts

    Congrats on the new truck. Cant wait to see some pics.
  7. Buckem

    Buckem New Member

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  8. Silverado Junkie

    Silverado Junkie New Member

    Awesome Duramax!!
  9. Loggerhead Mike

    Loggerhead Mike New Member

    your spoiled now, they're sweet trucks
  10. In2Trux

    In2Trux New Member


    Congrats Buckem
    I hope to be in your boots as soon as I unload this car I have in the Autotrader.

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