Silverado 1500 extended cab 4X4 - $3500 (Fresno)

Millbrook near Bullard

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2000 chevrolet silverado 1500

condition: salvage
cylinders: 8 cylinders
drive: 4wd
fuel: gas
paint color: grey
size: full-size
title status: salvage
transmission: automatic
type: truck

This 4x4 Silverado features the venerable 5.3l V8, and a small lift which accommodates Falken Wildpeak AT3 tires in 285-75-16 which were purchased last year. It has a salvage title- I didn't realize that when I bought it 9 years ago so I didn't ask why. Its been a good truck for me though overall. I have recently replaced the front main seal, water pump, and oil pan gasket- nothing leaks now. My wife and I have 4 cars right now though, and while the truck is great for getting mulch and plywood, we just don't use it enough to justify keeping it around.

The pictures flatter this truck. It doesn't quite capture the sun damage on the paint, the rear bumper where my nephews friend ran into it, the passenger side of the bed where my wife rubbed it against or old apt making the turn out of the parking area or countless other dents and dings. This truck has character to say the least. That and the power mirrors have to be adjusted manually, the passenger window is slow enough that you doubt it is going to make it (it always does), and some jerk ripped the lid off the center console while he was helping himself to my stuff one night. I'd list the mileage here, but that part of the gauge cluster doesn't light up any more, which wouldn't matter because it's not original (Escalade I think, actually looks cool) and the milage on the truck is probably higher than the meter. You also have to remember PRND21 by heart and count the detents when you shift, I got used to it and don't think about it any more. The other lights work, I know because the ABS light has been on the entire time I've owned it, and the check engine light works when it should, but it's not on now.

While the truck isn't pretty, and some of the convenience items don't work, it runs like a champ. It passes smog every time and I put a performance transmission in it from AR Transmissions about 6 years ago (seems like all these truck go through at least one transmission at some point).

If your still reading, you realize this is the lowest price truck of it's type for sale right now. While it isn't perfect, it's probably 40% cheaper than the next comparable truck and just below the median price KBB proposed for it in "fair" condition and assuming mileage in the 225k range. I've evaluated what the market has to offer in low priced trucks and I'm not really interested in debating the value beyond that. I will however entertain items in trade. Tools, camping gear, related "sporting goods"; I could stand to upgrade my welder, would like a roof top tent, etc.; let me know what you've got.

Feel free to text me, just not with some random low offer. Feel free to call any time on weekends, or between 6pm and pm during the week.

  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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