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post #1 of 15 Old 10-05-2009, 08:25 PM Thread Starter
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Talking my first 7.3 powerstroke

i bought this 2000 super duty off of ebay for $3300 as a basket case. After a few headaches shes together and running. heres a link to the auction with pics of how i bought her: Ford : F-250:eBay Motors (item 250475908061 end time Aug-08-09 11:18:22 PDT)
heres some pics i took before i had the grille and rear bumper on:



Right now im happy as can be with her. come tax time im lookin to put a turbo back stack kit with the 5" bull hauler stacks,some kind of chip or programmer,and a diy intake set up. shes a little rough but that just makes it so i can mod it and not feel bad about it. If anyone has any other ideas i can do to her let them rip since im a newbie with diesels.

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I hear that Dodge gives you a puppy with every truck you buy, so you'll never have to walk home alone again.

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how you like it so far?

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im lovin her even the stiff as hell suspension. i love the sound of a turbo and the smell of diesel.

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how hard was it to get everything back together?

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not to bad we were actuallly suprised how easy it went together(could be shear luck to). the only thing that took a little bit was bleeding the hpop system. other than that it was pretty easy.

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i need some mods other than whats in the first post

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you need to open up that exhaust man, you think you like the turbo noise now... wait til theres no muffler you willl be in heavan. Congrats, how many miles in on the beast?

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im an obs owner but everyone seems to like the TW chip

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im an obs owner but everyone seems to like the TW chip
im looking into chips and pricing them,

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