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Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Silverton, OR
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Starting problems could be many things. Give us symptoms. White smoke while cranking? Cranking speed? How long is the WTS light on for before it goes off? My guess is a bad glow plug system with either bad timing, or air is getting in the fuel system.
As far as batteries are concerned, the above post asks good questions.
Its a 3/4-1 ton truck, the rear suspension will be rough. Put 1000 pounds in the bed and see how it rides. New shocks are a good idea.
1985 Ford F-250 with a 6.9 IDI/T-19 4speed 4x4
Paint, Eagle Alloys, Kelly Safari TSR's, ATS turbo, gauges
2004 Jetta TDI 5 speed
2004 2wd Excursion Limited 6.0. Testing how loyal I am to Ford
1997 Passat B4V TDI. 1 of 80 imported in 97. 50 MPG and a factory 25 gallon fuel tank!