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Thinking about buying 99 diesel... What to check?

Ok so first off i will admit i don't know anything about diesels. i went and looked at a 99 f250 diesel tonight that seemed to run great and rode smoothe. He says it has a 6 inch exhaust and tune, but all he showed me was a little dial and said that controlled idle, boost and had settings for towing and fuel economy and performance. Is this possible or is this just a simple boost controller?

Also what should i look for wrong with this truck. It has 180,000 miles it is a 99 f-250 7.3l 4x4 extended cab truck

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hows the transmission feel? ask him if hes got proof of doing any oil changes etc.. whens the last time he changed the fuel filter. chances are if its got a chip already it could be alittle beat but it depends on the guy really.

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Third time in three days I have linked to the same thread. The search feature will reveal everything and more you are looking for.

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What to look for when buying a USED 99-03 PSD

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