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post #1 of 18 Old 04-28-2013, 09:57 AM Thread Starter
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Finally got it!

After a long search, I finally have a 7.3 sitting in my yard! Near-stock 1996 F-250 XLT ECLB 4x4. Not perfect bodywise (guy threw in a cab corner and I need a fender), but mechanically sound and driveable. Interior's clean and came with floor mats and seat covers. Gotta throw some tires on it this week.

Intake and downpipe are the first things going on. Which site should I get them off of?
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1996 F-250 XLT ECLB 4x4 w/E4OD 119k and counting
6637 intake
Diamond Eye 4" turbo-back exhaust
rebuilt tranny

1998 Buick Regal GS 149k
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post #2 of 18 Old 04-28-2013, 10:16 AM
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Not bad at all, show some more piks, I got my first down pipe from cptrucks.com, and my second one from amazon, both installed relatively easy

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2011 f150 ecoboost 4x4 323/452 on php dyno 11/16/13
1995 CCLB DRW 324K
2001 CCLB DRW 319K
Dp tuner infinity, exhaust, intake, chipped, tricked, and wrecked


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The stock downpipe in an OBS is flat because I'm a ginger.
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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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I will when I clean it a lil more. She's no show truck, but it runs!

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1996 F-250 XLT ECLB 4x4 w/E4OD 119k and counting
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Not many of us have show trucks, but we still like to see em lol

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I'd like to see that flatbed! Might be building one this summer for my buddy's truck.


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The first owner was a welder and built the bed for work. I'll snap a few more of it tomorrow. Hope these will do for now. Interior shots, rear end, worst of the rot, all stock (including the downpipe ) engine. You can see the new corner in the backseat.
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1996 F-250 XLT ECLB 4x4 w/E4OD 119k and counting
6637 intake
Diamond Eye 4" turbo-back exhaust
rebuilt tranny

1998 Buick Regal GS 149k
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1996 F-250 XLT ECLB 4x4 w/E4OD 119k and counting
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Diamond Eye 4" turbo-back exhaust
rebuilt tranny

1998 Buick Regal GS 149k
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Awesome buddy. Congrats. Love the color combo!

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congrats with only 115,000 on her shes still a baby lol.

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Nice truck. Lots of potential!

8" Skyjacker lift
2" wheel spacers
22" American Racing rims
40x15.5x22 M16's
DIY intake
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