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post #1 of 26 Old 10-18-2008, 07:53 AM Thread Starter
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I Wanna See Pics of a '98 PSD

I don't think I've ever seen a '98 PSD. I used to be a truck mech. for a construction company years ago. They had a large fleet of F-Series trucks from all walks of life. With the exception of 3 maintenance trucks, there were very few diesels. The only '98 F-250 they had was a gasser. It was weird looking: it had F-250 tags, but it looked like an F-150 body with a beefy suspension & the engine was a 5.4l. In all my years of interest with Ford diesels, I don't think I ever once saw a '98 F-250 PSD. Can anyone show me some pics?

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No PSD in 98, Im pretty positive about that....
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They didn't make a '98 Superduty, only light duty. They released the new body style in mid '98 and just called it a '99. So, you have the OBS '97 and then it goes to the new body style '99.


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Yep they are right, no diesels in a 98 model year ford.

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I've got a 98 diesel, it says so in my door jamb

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I've got a 98 diesel, it says so in my door jamb
If you look closely, that's your manufacture date probably. Some of the guys with the new '08s will say '07 on their door but that's only the manufacture date. Ford DID BUILD diesels in '98 but they are considered '99s. There is no model year of '98 for their diesels though, unless it's a commercial vehicle.


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IIRC, The Light duty had 7 lug nuts??????
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Definitely no 98 powerstrokes. 97 OBS's to 99 superduty's.

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They do!

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Yeah the 98 year is called an early 99.

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