Was an absolutely indestructible truck. Bought it with almost 200k and sold it with almost 300k. During that time it almost never broke down, only requiring, a set of front rotors, and a radiator. other than that, just standard maintenance ( oil changes, filters, and adjusting the valves. The truck has a cummins 5.9 with a 5 speed manual. Even despite the transmissions moderate torque rating, it handled any extra power, and heavy loads that i could throw at it, provided you put an extra quart of fluid into it (one of the only ways to keep a getrag 360 trans going), the seats were more comfortable than my 01, and for that matter any other car i have ridden in.
Reliability and power of cummins engine, Seats. A/C which was still r12 freon. Noise, and believe it or not handling, always started in cold weather, no matter how cold it got.
Brakes, Good unloaded, but horrible loaded. and the rear wheel abs which worked but was completely useless. my advice is to disable it. and if in the snow belt, like any other car or truck from this era be prepared to deal with rust.
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