I'd pass if you're going to modify it or turn any wrenches on it. Every nut and bolt will be locktited with rust. If it was a commuter or family run around I'm sure it would be fine, but if you can avoid rust like that, do it.
Yep, it's being stubborn but slowly but surely you're seeing used car values come back down to earth. Using my 4Runner as an example... I had dealers offering me $52 to $54k in late October. Now I'm getting offers of $45 to $47k.
The market is pretty confused right now. Dealer prices have come down quite a bit, but private sellers seem to be clutching onto Covid prices.
There is a lifelong TX truck with 91k miles. A 2011 asking $36k...
I found photos and it's a gulf states model with the ugly grey fender covers
"I bought my 2009 a year for under 20k. I thought I hated the gulf states flares but they’ve grown on me. Cruiser likes it ok too!!"
Prices have gone up but they...
Ok, my turn. Running up the chain from 100 series, gx470, gen 2 sequoia, and a tundra. Think it’s time for a 200. Looking at a 2 owner LX southern ‘09 with less than 160k. Fairly clean and no accidents. Asking 22k, thoughts?