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post #1 of 17 Old 05-24-2007, 08:39 PM Thread Starter
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i feel unsafe over here like im in the getto wearing a rolex ...lol. but ne way im a 2002 ram/cummins owner and as my my truck has been very tuff n reliable and have beet the snot out of it and it just keeps running.im conemplating on purchasing a 2002 f250 super duty with the 7.3.ive had numurous fuel related issues costing me thousands of dollars and lost sleep at night on my truck. what my question is is there any issues i should no about with these motors. i do plan to chip n stack it and run the dog **** out of it. any info would be great...thanks
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post #2 of 17 Old 05-24-2007, 09:00 PM
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to the ORG. Glow plug relays, glow plugs, Cam positioning sensors, occasional HPOP o ring leak. Those are some of the most common things. All pretty easy to fix. The 7.3 is a great motor inside a great truck. I hope you find what you are looking for, and welcome to the dark side

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to the site!

The 7.3 is a very reliable motor. There's a great thread here to check out: What to look for when buying a USED 99-03 PSD

You might also consider paying the small amount to become a premium member. With it, you can submit the VIN of any truck you're looking back, and the site leaders will run it. You'll get back any recalls or other work done at the dealer.


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OK, now you can post in it. You had it in the Tech files. You can only post there once. It is for write ups and such. I got ya all fixed up though, and once again, to the ORG

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now it worked.
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to the org! ...And what's this talk about this place being compared to the ghetto??? Maybe it's the other way around and this is a black tie event and you're wearing a speedo! No, on second thought, there's no way this could even be remotely compared to a black tie event... Especially with Natty light on certain people's brains... (Stump/Ricky)

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it was a joke and still havent remotely had my question aswered
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You'll find that nobody's going to give you any serious crap about being a Dodge guy. Looking back at the posts, you got a link to a great buying guide that identifies what to look for when buying a used PSD, Logan identified some of the potential issues. Can you be more specific as to what you're looking for?

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