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post #1 of 3 Old 09-21-2010, 05:07 AM Thread Starter
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What should I beawear of and look for?

Found a 01 F350 Dually Lariat ext cab with 94k miles 4x4. What should I look for on the truck and also what should I take notice about to see if its in good shape? I'm not a powerstroke guy I'm a cummins guy by heart but I feel like I cant pass up this good of a deal. I'm just looking for what I should keep my eyes open for while checking this thing out.
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Im not an expert by any means, but the first thing i would check is the air filter. If "dusting" of the turbo has happened you don't want any part of that. nothing but problems. I would also check things like tuners and upgrades. If it has been a "race" truck you might be getting into some problems there too.
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check the turbo for fin damage, if its an auto have the tranny checked out, make sure it starts well cold, test the 4x4, and look for leaks - if there are any post them here. on a PSD leaks often arent coming from where they look like they are. sounds like a nice truck with only 94k.

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