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was an 89 model a 7.3?

Got a buddy lookin at a 89 with a diesel. Is it a 7.3 or 6.9??

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Should be a 7.3 L.

I think 6.9 was '83-'86

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I think you are right. He is looking at a 89 F350 dual wheel flatbed 4x4 5 spd. It has 120,000 and appears to be in great shape. They are asking $5,800. Seems high to me but I don't know. I was thinking more around $4,000 any body have ideas what it's worth?

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1987 was the first year of the newer body style and the last year of the
6.9L. 1988 was the first year with the 7.3 idi n/a and o/d trannies.

i owned an 87 8 years ago. The original owner swapped the 6.9 when it cavved to a 7.3l. I think the rated hp difference was 10 hp(175 hp for the 6.9 and 185 hp for the 7.3 idi n/a)

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yes, the 89 engine was a 7.3 IDI. i had one myself years ago. i think that particular years was pretty. got about 16 mpg's with that beast...........

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I think you are right. He is looking at a 89 F350 dual wheel flatbed 4x4 5 spd. It has 120,000 and appears to be in great shape. They are asking $5,800. Seems high to me but I don't know. I was thinking more around $4,000 any body have ideas what it's worth?
If he doesn't want it let me know!

I think $5000 would be a good price, if it is in good shape.

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1989 is a 7.3 IDI. we have one at my parents house. motor went 600K before puttin a rod through the block and got 18MPG til the day it died.. it is a 1989 F250 4x4 reg cab long box 5 spd.
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Well he bought it for $5200 and the previous owner is going to paint it for him. He's going to put it to use in a lawncare business so he will quickly see how could of an old truck it is.

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