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looking to buy a 95 powerstroke what should i look for

im going to look at a 95 powerstroke tomorrow what should i be weary of anything to look at for the motor tranny etc
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have a mechanic check the tranny. a trusted mechanic. also take a look at the turbo fins for chipping and the shaft for play.

saev $$ for fluid flushes, glow plug replacement, glow plug relay and batteries. other than that use your instinct. are you familiar with cars? if so there isnt much else we can tell you from here. i am working on a writeup to help with this.

incase you alreay took a look, what did you think?

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What to look for when buying a used 94-98 Ford Powerstroke Diesel

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If possiblr get a '96-97..when you mod these its a easy swap to a 17* HPOP..not the case on a '95
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If possiblr get a '96-97..when you mod these its a easy swap to a 17* HPOP..not the case on a '95
why not the 95? is it the drainback issue?

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