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Old 03-02-2007, 05:21 AM
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7.3 DI-Turbo - Powerstroke??

The following is from a VIN decoder:

World Manufacturer Identifier - 1st, 2nd, 3rd Positions:
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company, USA

Make: Ford

Vehicle Type: Incomplete Vehicle

Brake Type and GVWR Class - 4th Position:

Brake System: • Hydraulic brake system, Class 3, GVWR 10,001-14,000 pounds, None

Line Series, Chassis Type, Body Type - 5th, 6th, 7th Positions:

Line Series: F-Series - F350

Chassis Type: 4x2

Body Type: Chassis Cab - Regular Cab

Engine Type - 8th Position:

Engine: 7.3(445cid) DI-Turbo

Cylinders: V-8

Fuel Type: Diesel

Horse Power: TBD

Model Year - 10th Position:

Model Year: 1996

Assembly Plant - 11th Position:

Assembly Plant: Kentucky Truck: Jefferson County, Kentucky

Production Sequence Number - 12th - 17th:

Sequence Number: A74518

Is this a powerstroke? I read somewhere (can't recall where, exactly) that di & powerstroke were different...

Thanks, Dan
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yup thats a power stroke

the power stroke is a direct injection engine the older 7.3's pre 94.5 were IDI's
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Old 03-03-2007, 05:19 AM
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the 8th digit is the engine code and all the 7.3 psd's were an F engine code which is what your lookin at
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