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It’s the same around here, most are overpriced. Every once in a while you can find one that’s “decently” priced but not to often.
 

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Most LB7s around here go for 6500-8500, LLYs for 9000-13000 and the LBZ guys are just on some strong stuff, no none of us are going to buy your 220k miles LBZ for 25grand. I get they’re some of the best obs Duramax engines but they are not worth anywhere near where everyone wants to sell them. Still have to allow for things to go wrong with cash set aside but if you buy a LBZ be prepared to empty your pockets or buy a junker 6.5
i think its pretty dependent on area also. im in California and anything from 03 to 07c (duramax) is just about the same price +/-. SOME guys ask a premium for the lbz but its not nearly as spread out as that. i wont lie...im one of those idiots that paid 22k for a lbz just last month. but its got 50k miles not 220k
 

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i think its pretty dependent on area also. im in California and anything from 03 to 07c (duramax) is just about the same price +/-. SOME guys ask a premium for the lbz but its not nearly as spread out as that. i wont lie...im one of those idiots that paid 22k for a lbz just last month. but its got 50k miles not 220k

I'd gladly pay 22K for a 50K mile LBZ. You would probably get years and years of use out of that truck with little cost to repair. In fact, were a deal like that available when i bought my 15, i would have done that instead in a hear beat. i just dont think that a 200K+ one with ripped seats and mismatched paint is worth 35K. Im assuming it comes down to the emissions, but people with these trucks think they are sitting on a gold mine when in reality they are sitting on a 13 year old pile of worn out rusty steel that needs major repairs before its serviceable. If the emissions means so much that its worth that, just buy an LB7 for 7 grand and buy 14 sets of injectors with the left over cash... totally ridiculous.
 

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I'd gladly pay 22K for a 50K mile LBZ. You would probably get years and years of use out of that truck with little cost to repair. In fact, were a deal like that available when i bought my 15, i would have done that instead in a hear beat. i just dont think that a 200K+ one with ripped seats and mismatched paint is worth 35K. Im assuming it comes down to the emissions, but people with these trucks think they are sitting on a gold mine when in reality they are sitting on a 13 year old pile of worn out rusty steel that needs major repairs before its serviceable. If the emissions means so much that its worth that, just buy an LB7 for 7 grand and buy 14 sets of injectors with the left over cash... totally ridiculous.
yeah i get what youre saying. but out here this one was the most expensive. most 200k mile lbz are like 12-14k none for 35 thats for damn sure. come to CA to buy diesels....these hippies around here have no use for em...every ones too busy trying to win the trophy for the craziest thought up gun law to care about trucks >:)
 

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LOL at this thread.
My OEM, unmolested and totally maintained '06 GMC 2500 Extended Cab SLT Classic 4x4 now has 58k miles.
New Michelins, every bit of kit is current. Covered and on the Battery Tender when not being used as a real truck.
You'll have to pry it from my cold dead a$$.
I would not consider selling it until then.
 

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yeah i get what youre saying. but out here this one was the most expensive. most 200k mile lbz are like 12-14k none for 35 thats for damn sure. come to CA to buy diesels....these hippies around here have no use for em...every ones too busy trying to win the trophy for the craziest thought up gun law to care about trucks >:)
You know, i was actually looking at trucks on craigslist down there and i saw a lot of good deals, too bad a lot of them were also 2x4. I bet cali trucks are also nice and rust free.
 

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You know, i was actually looking at trucks on craigslist down there and i saw a lot of good deals, too bad a lot of them were also 2x4. I bet cali trucks are also nice and rust free.
oh yeah. no rust problems like the snow state vehicles have. everything under the truck stays in tact till it blows basically
 

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thats agressive. everything of mine is for sale for the right price hahahaha

i suspect if someone walked up to him with a briefcase full of 100$ bills that trucks title would move so fast it might leave the ink behind. We all have a price...
 

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I don’t really see why people are so crazy about a LBZ. I mean as far is I’m concerned, delete the DPF on a LMM and you basically have a LBZ. If anybody doesnt agree then please tell me any of the huge mechanical differences in the two models and perhaps I’ll change my way of thinking.
 

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People that don't have one....say the same thing. marx

Taller bed side rails...don't fit the standard in place for the last 40 years in pulling either a GN or 5er trailer,
Right rear door and/or seat rattles,
Stupid wheel offsets for a stock tire size made by only two companies,
Non side mount battery terminals,
Seat comfort leaves a lot to be desired,
Less useful rear seat fold down positions,

....just a few things that you DON'T get with an LBZ...and you don't have to cut things off and find a tuner that hasn't been raped by the EPA yet. :laugh:
 

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People that don't have one....say the same thing. <img src="http://www.mysmiley.net/imgs/smile/evilgrin/evilgrin0039.gif" border="0" alt="" title="evil0039" class="inlineimg" />

Taller bed side rails...don't fit the standard in place for the last 40 years in pulling either a GN or 5er trailer,
Right rear door and/or seat rattles,
Stupid wheel offsets for a stock tire size made by only two companies,
Non side mount battery terminals,
Seat comfort leaves a lot to be desired,
Less useful rear seat fold down positions,

....just a few things that you DON'T get with an LBZ...and you don't have to cut things off and find a tuner that hasn't been raped by the EPA yet. [img= class=inlineimg]/forum/images/DuramaxForum_2016/smilies/tango_face_smile_big.png[/img]
Alright So all those things you just mentioned have nothing to do with the mechanical makeup of the truck. So you did a very poor job of converting me. And oh yeah my seats are super comfy 😂
 

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i think its pretty dependent on area also. im in California and anything from 03 to 07c (duramax) is just about the same price +/-. SOME guys ask a premium for the lbz but its not nearly as spread out as that. i wont lie...im one of those idiots that paid 22k for a lbz just last month. but its got 50k miles not 220k

I'd gladly pay 22K for a 50K mile LBZ. You would probably get years and years of use out of that truck with little cost to repair. In fact, were a deal like that available when i bought my 15, i would have done that instead in a hear beat. i just dont think that a 200K+ one with ripped seats and mismatched paint is worth 35K. Im assuming it comes down to the emissions, but people with these trucks think they are sitting on a gold mine when in reality they are sitting on a 13 year old pile of worn out rusty steel that needs major repairs before its serviceable. If the emissions means so much that its worth that, just buy an LB7 for 7 grand and buy 14 sets of injectors with the left over cash... totally ridiculous.
honestly, the LB7 is reliable enough that if you find one for 7-8k which most people sell them at, put a good set of injectors in and a MBRP downpipe, that truck will take care of you into the next life. Around here most guys think their LBZ is close to worth as the L5P, there was even a dealer trying to push one off the lot at the original MSRP with 70k on it and the rockers were bondo patched already. All the trucks in the salt belt northeast are overpriced garbage anyway, all of us think we can get top dollar for our rustbuckets
 

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I don’t really see why people are so crazy about a LBZ. I mean as far is I’m concerned, delete the DPF on a LMM and you basically have a LBZ. If anybody doesnt agree then please tell me any of the huge mechanical differences in the two models and perhaps I’ll change my way of thinking.


You figure out how to clear you P2643 code after deleting your DPF? I don’t have to worry about that with my LBZ...
 

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honestly, the LB7 is reliable enough that if you find one for 7-8k which most people sell them at, put a good set of injectors in and a MBRP downpipe, that truck will take care of you into the next life. Around here most guys think their LBZ is close to worth as the L5P, there was even a dealer trying to push one off the lot at the original MSRP with 70k on it and the rockers were bondo patched already. All the trucks in the salt belt northeast are overpriced garbage anyway, all of us think we can get top dollar for our rustbuckets

EDIT: houghfarmer didn’t mean to quote you as I was just making a general statement....

I have to laugh when people question what these LBZs or any vehicle is worth. Any vehicle is worth what the buyer is willing to pay. So who is anyone to question what another tries to get for their truck... I own a 2007 LBZ 2500 crew cab regular bed with 113k miles that I may look to unload this summer. I sold my camper last month and have no need for a diesel anymore. No rust no accidents and no issues. I’ll definitely list it for at least $25k. Much less than that and I’ll keep it and let my sons have it when they start driving in 3-4 years....
 
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