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Old 09-05-2006, 11:35 AM
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In need of advice for 6.0

I found a truck that I really like. This being my first diesel, I have a lot of concerns and questions. That will be later. My current concern is I have heard various things about the 6.0 and before I purchase this truck, I want some advice from the people that drive them, work on them ect. I am looking at a '05 F-250. I have heard that all the bugs were worked out of the 05's, is that true? What should I be concerned about if I do buy a 6.0, or should I buy the 7.3? Anything anyone can tell me would be greatly appreciated. Thanks guys.
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Old 09-05-2006, 11:42 AM
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I think the 05s have the issues worked out. I have the 03 model and have had no issues so i can't actually speak about problems.
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Old 09-05-2006, 11:51 AM
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Marc, in another thread, was talking about high pressure issues. from what I gather, most, if not all those were resolved. This was my desiding factor on buying my '06. I am very confident in my purchase. If your still not sure after talking to Marc, go with a 7.3 It's a proven motor. Your the final say on what you drive, and you need to be comfortable with it.
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Old 09-05-2006, 11:53 AM
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Oh yeah, and welcome to the sight!
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welcome dan!
i think the 05 6.0's are a good truck- im sure youll be happy with it!
brian
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Old 09-05-2006, 01:06 PM
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i have onr and have no probs at all and i havnt heard of any from friends of mine that have the 6.0 .its to bad the 6.o got such a bad rap. i thought the same thing when i bought mine i went on web sites and got discouraged. but so far im very happy with mine. its the 03s that had some problems . but i know 3 guys that have the 03 year and love it . so dont worry about enjoy the truck
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welcome to the sight! i have an early 2003 6.0 and have had no problems! i love this truck and i dont think you could go wrong gettin in one!
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Old 09-05-2006, 04:20 PM
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I had an 05 f250 for a month than ford bought it back it was in the shop for three times in one month go with the 7.3 just from experience
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Old 09-05-2006, 04:24 PM
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theres always bad ones out there. i had a 99 f450 with the v10 and lemoned it .i just had a bad one doesnt mean there all bad.
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Old 09-05-2006, 04:40 PM
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I work on them everyday!

And I don't mean that in a bad way! There is just that many on the road. I love them. Even though I drive a 7.3 I still think they are a great motor. Sure there are a few problems but I have to many regular customers that have good luck with them to say anything different. Here are a few things to remember about them.

Change oil every 4000 miles, I don't care what anyone says.

Don't baby them! DRIVE them!

Buy it! You'll love it.
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