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Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Memphis, TX
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pull the tube that runs from air box to turbo and take a looky-see at the turbo blades and make sure there isnt a lot of play in the turbo.
Also check the air box itself, the bolts should be metal, if they are plastic they have not been fixed (per the recall) and might reflect a lack of maint on the part of the owner.
When driving in OD take the trans in and out of OD (by pressing the tow/haul button) and see if there is any slippage and how crisp the shifting is (transmissions are expensive...especially e4od)
if you have a lot of time during the vehicle inspection take a look at the bolts on the exhaust manifolds. If there has been excessive heat there will be cracked bolts (usually at the back of the motor).
Ill keep thinking and Im sure more people will chime in as the night rolls on
good luck w/the purchase and make sure to post pics. Because pics or it didnt happen!
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