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Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Corpus Christi, TX
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I have 143,000 on stock bolts and gaskets right now. Quickly approaching the 150,000 mile threshold. I am relatively new to diesel's and the Org. Do your research and listen to the "Org Vet's," and you will be good to go. I spent several months on here, before I bought my truck, just doing research into what I needed to do to make my truck relaible for what I need. Knowledge and preventative maintenance are key to these trucks! That and a couple mods any you will be set.
The mods I did for reliability were EGR delete, coolant filter, oil bypass filter, CTS (monitoring). I have had a couple of hick ups since then, but nothing out of the ordinary for a higher milage vehicle (ball joints, brakes, etc).
Good luck. I hope I make it over 250,000 on my stock bolts, but only time will tell!!!
2004 Excursion Limited, 194,000 miles,
Edge CTS (Gauges only), ZooDad, Turbo Timer, DieselSite Coolant Filter,
RCD EGR delete, CCV reroute, Amsoil By-pass Filter, FireStone RideRite Air Springs,
FICM from Ed with Atlas 40 tune, No Kitty, FPR Blue Spring, DC XP270 Alternator