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2005 Chevy 2500 - duramax reduced price again - $6,500 (Juneau)

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condition: good
cylinders: 8 cylinders
drive: 4wd
fuel: diesel
odometer: 158878
paint color: white
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
type: truck
The Good:
- 6” Lift
- New 35” BFG KO Tires with 20” alloy wheels
- Tuned with EFI Live
- CII Scanner/Monitor
- New front end pards with HD control arms, tie rods, pitman arm and intermediate shaft
- EGR deleted and one-piece Y bridge installed
- Remote start
- Race fuel plug installed
- K & N intake
- LED headlights, all running lights, turn signals and interior lights are also LED
- All blue LED dash lights and rebuilt dash
- Leather interior
- AM/FM/CD player
- Hydraulic assist tailgate

The bad:
Just over 3 years ago (6 weeks after I bought the truck) Mendenhall Auto replaced both head gaskets with upgraded head gaskets and installed ARP head studs. About a year after the new head gaskets were installed, it was running great, but I decided to sell it. Before I sold it I wanted to find the coolant leak I started seeing and since I couldn’t figure out where it was coming from I took it back to Mendenhall Auto. They told me that the head was cracked.

I wanted to fix it before I sold it and ended up having another shop replace the driver's side head. After several failed attempts to get it running right after they installed the brand-new head, they took the brand-new head back off and had it pressure tested. It tested good and so they re-installed it and adjusted the valves this time to get it running right. However, on the way home the truck overheated and started purging coolant indicating that exhaust has entered the cooling system. This indicated a blown head gasket. I went back to the shop and told them it wasn’t fixed and that they didn't install the head correctly. They told me that they did what I paid them to do and that they weren’t going to spend more time working on it.

I’m 99.9% certain that the mechanic re-used the head gasket after he uninstalled it to have it tested and that the driver’s side has a blown head gasket. It runs and drive awesome even now, but when you get to operating temperature it will overheat. I’ve got $40,000 into this truck and now I’m ready to sell the truck as is to someone who will hopefully fix it themselves and get a good deal at $7,000. Now asking $6500

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