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Old 09-02-2010, 05:11 AM
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Talking New Truck Any Suggestions

Hello all......I am new to diesels so obviously new to PSD. I have recently purchased a 2003 F250 7.3L RWD Crew Cab. It has 118K miles and seems to be well take care of. The guy before me did not do any goose neck or 5th wheel hauling but did do some normal bumper pulling. The truck is very clean and have had it for a few weeks will no issues at all. I know the last oil change was done with Rottel T which seems to be good oil. I guess my question is should I do any fluid replacment or any kind of maitnence sense I do not know what fluids are in the and what was done when. So if anyone can suggest what i should look into what i should that would be great. I do not think any modifications have been done the intake and such all looks stock and there are no chip controls. Thanks for any advice just want to get my PSD off on the right foot. I am very excited about my new truck



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Old 09-02-2010, 05:44 AM
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Do a fuel filter when you change the oil next! cheap insurance since you dont know when it was done last!
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fuel filter, air filter (or go DIY 6637 intake - cheap mod), tranny fluid.
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Are all fuel filters created equal or is there only one option? This may be a dumb question but with the 6637 mod you just remove the stock air box and put this in its place?

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Added some pictures to the original post.........dunno why expcept that I am excited about being a PSD owner haha
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welcome to the addiction lol look in the 7.3 mods section for the 6637 details then open up your exhaust with either a kit of diy cat/muffler delete then get gauges! so you can keep tabs on your truck then if you want get a custom chip but no chip until gauges are installed!!!!!
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Thanks I will look at that and yeah I can tell I am hooked.....bad......I cant wait to start taking things off and putting things on hahahahaha......I got a good deal on the truck so I can spend some money makin her mean
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Ok so I will change/replace:

Oil and filter
Fuel filter
Tranny fluid.....(and filter??????)
DIY air filter
drain and replace fuild in the radiator??????
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