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post #1 of 6 Old 11-05-2010, 12:11 PM Thread Starter
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Exclamation Good Buy???????

hey guys..
ill try and make this as short and detailed as possible. ive been looking for a 7.3 for a while now always have loved them and know that there the best stroke ford made. with that said im a gas guzzler owner at the moment but think i may have found the truck im looking for and would like some opinions/advice/ any input you guys have.. it would be much appreiciated...

i wish i had pics but i dont..
THE TRUCK...
-2001 f350 ex cab short bed.
-190,xxx miles
-great/excellent body condition.
-intake
-exhaust
-piller guages.
-not chipped, far as i know never has been.
-6" lift 36's
-drives good, spools good.
-no funny noises or anything
-no leaks, looked under where the truck had been parked for 2 weeks.. nuthin
thats all that comes to mind right now..

hes asking 10k.. i dont wanna low ball him but i was going to offer 7500-8k..? i know you cant base much off of the details i gave you but im just looking for any input, anything to look for, be aware of, price advice...
i know it has lotta miles and it may start nickle and diming me but what im driving now is too lol..

its a damn good looking truck all black everything.. just hope everything turns out the same..

ive got an appointment with the local diesel shop to get a good detailed check up on it on monday so any input befor then would b great!!

LOOKING FORWARD TO BECOMING A PART OF THE POWERSTROKE FAMILY

THANKS A LOT,
Cory
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post #2 of 6 Old 11-05-2010, 12:29 PM
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i doubt he will go for 8 personally i wouldnt, i think if ya get 9000-9500 would be good cash to throw at him how does it shift and all??

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Intake and exhaust plus gauges mean that sucker has been tuned in its life...

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That truck should retail for about 12,500 so the 9 to 10,000 is pretty good price. Its pretty hard to kill a 7.3 so chipped or not as long as it checks out(no smoke,rattle, shifts good etc...) I would buy it in a heart beat. Sounds like it already has on it what you would want to add to it any ways. Just my

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Intake and exhaust plus gauges mean that sucker has been tuned in its life...
not really
the only thing i always did to my trucks(on my second diesel)it was intake,exhaust and gauges
i did got mine for $6700 with 180000 miles (i had to buy tires and ball joints)and it is just a 2x4,auto trans

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thanks for the input guys..
yes i agree just cuz it has guages n intake doesnt mean it was chipped.. either way..
it drives good from what i could tell and i hope everything checks out at the shop..
yeah its got everything that i would put on it.. mabey throw some different wheels n stuff.. we will see..

i should know monday or tuesday at the latest if shell b mine or not..
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