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Hey guys im new to the whole diesel scene, im looking at buying a 4 door 2001 F350 super duty with the 7.3L. what should i check for before buying it. any common issues? any certain things i should look for in a diesel with 200k miles on it? thanks guys
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First, Glad to have you - to the ORG!

Leaks, drips. IF at a dealer, ask for any maintenance records or an OASIS report. That will give you some background on it.

Next, you might want to check out the ORG's chapter for Indiana / Illinois members:
Illiana Strokers - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Some of the locals might be able give you some pointers as well.

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