What do you think I could feasibly get for my truck?

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    05-20-2010, 02:33 PM
What do you think I could feasibly get for my truck?

I have a 92 Silverado Mark III. Red leather and wood interior, chrome wheels, extended cab, black with a red pin stripe down the side. 5.7 liter V8, 4 barrel holley 600 carburetor. 165 k mi. I have had A LOT done to it mechanically, new starter, alternator, battery, carburetor, rebuilt heads, distributor cap, pcv. Runs great! There is a little rust right above the rear wheel wells, but other than that and a few little dings on the rear bumper the exterior is in great condition. The headliner is falling down and the radio died, but other than that the interior is great. I LOVE this truck, its so much fun to drive, but I need something more gas efficient. When I bought it I had a Sierra S15 so gas efficiency wasn't an issue but I got T boned in it and now the Silverado is all I have.
I am not sure if I would make out better selling it out right or trading it in, any ideas? Thanks!
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    05-20-2010, 02:36 PM
Green Broke
Have you run it through Blue Book?
Are you needing to have it sold ASAP or able to wait a bit for it to sell?
    05-20-2010, 02:40 PM
I would like to sell it relatively quickly but it doesn't have to be tomorrow. I have looked it up in Blue Book but they don't really have options for all the extras this truck has. It Blue books about $5k as a rough estimate, but in the current economic climate I don't know how much I could actually get.
    05-20-2010, 02:48 PM
With the headliner falling down and the rust over the wheelwells I think your looking at closer to the $2500-3000.
    05-20-2010, 03:06 PM
Green Broke
I agree with Kevin. What condition did you use when you ran the blue book? Most people use a higher condition than what the vehicle is actually rated at, which leads to an overestimated value.
    05-25-2010, 05:09 PM
I would fix the headliner and get a cheap flashy stereo to put in it, but even we would have to see photos to get a better feel for the value of the truck.

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