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post #1 of 4 Old 03-20-2012, 05:47 PM Thread Starter
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good deal?

Going to look at this truck tomorrow. Considering getting out of my cummins and back to an OBS 7.3. Just wondering if this is a decent starting point or is it going to be more issues than its worth. POWERSTROKE 4x4 Diesel $3000 OBO

1997 F-250 Ext Cab 7.3 4x4 Auto w/245k
1994.5 F-250 Reg Cab 7.3 4x4 5-Speed w/209K

Downpipe,Intake, Exhaust, Guages,TS Chip, Skyjacker Lift, BDP 1.0 Housing
1995 Ram 2500 Ext Cab CTD 4x2 swapped nv4500 w/192k
BHAF, Downpipe, Exhaust, Guages, Silencer Ring MIA, Adjustable Boost Valve, AFC FF, 100 Plate FF, Starwheel Tuned, AFC , 4K GSK, 2095 Rack Plug

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I haven't been pricing them lately but, it sure looks like a pretty decent truck for the money to me.

I am original owner of 97 Extended Cab 4x4 with 86,000 miles, Unlimited Diesel 175/30 Stage 1.5 Injectors, ATS Intercooler, Tony Wildman 6 Position Chip, 4" Turbo Back Diamond Eye Exhaust, Stealth SPR1 HPOP, Wicked Wheel 2, Hypermax Combo Boost/EGT Gauge, DIY Intake, FPR Mod, CCV Mod, IDM Mod, 203 degree T Stat, Stainless Steel High Pressure Crossover Line, Fitch Fuel Catalyst, 40,000 lb. Trucool Max Transmission Cooler. Next up a Bean's D-66, electric fuel, torque converter and a valve body.
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talk him down a bit, but priced rite for the issues, those mirrors look sweet on there

2000 excursion V10 2wd 230k
2000 Excursion 7.3 4x4 246k
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Originally Posted by marine5811
The stock downpipe in an OBS is flat because I'm a ginger.
Originally Posted by alberta 7.3
Finding a decent woman is like shopping for a used truck. You spend most of your time picking through the money pits, wrecks, and basket cases until you find one that you can tolerate
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Well at least you caught the loose bolts before they cause any damage. Nothing worse than a sloppy hole
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Thats a decent price for what trucks are around. I have seen that truck on craigslist. There aren't too many to choose from that are decent. Looks like it needs some work though.

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97' F-250HD. ECLB. 66,000 miles. 7.3. E40D. 6637 Filter. 5" Exhaust. Deleted EBPV. CCV mod. 45 gal. Transferflow Rear Tank. Stock for now. Dana 60 in the works.
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97' F-250HD. ECLB. 18x,xxx miles. 7.3. E40D. 6637 Filter. 4" Exhaust. TW Tunes. Work Truck.
97' F-250HD. ECLB. 150,000 miles. 7.3. E40D. 4" Exhaust. Work Truck.

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