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Old 01-19-2011, 07:34 PM
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Looking at first 7.3

I just sold my 5.9 Cummins Ram 3500 now am looking for another 5.9 or a 7.3 Ford. I know the 7.3 is a great motor and I am going to go look at on tomorrow. It has about 95,000 on it and it had a plow. The truck appears to be very clean it is a 2001 ECSB so I doubt it was plowed with heave, also it is in S. Jersey and we do not get much snow. They are asking $18k which seems to be a good price from what I have been seeing. The truck is an automatic 4x4, is there anything I should look for on it? If I do but it what kinda life expectancy can I expect from it?
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Old 01-19-2011, 08:07 PM
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I am sure you could find a better deal than that! Around here you could get the same truck for around 12-14k. The 7.3 is def the motor to get from ford. They will take you to 500k relatively easy. The cummins is an excellent motor as well but as I am sure you know you will have to worry about the dodge truck that comes with it. I would say to keep looking and if you had to travel a bit to get a better deal it would probably be worth it!
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Old 01-19-2011, 08:10 PM
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I just sold my 5.9 Cummins Ram 3500 now am looking for another 5.9 or a 7.3 Ford. I know the 7.3 is a great motor and I am going to go look at on tomorrow. It has about 95,000 on it and it had a plow. The truck appears to be very clean it is a 2001 ECSB so I doubt it was plowed with heave, also it is in S. Jersey and we do not get much snow. They are asking $18k which seems to be a good price from what I have been seeing. The truck is an automatic 4x4, is there anything I should look for on it? If I do but it what kinda life expectancy can I expect from it?
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That aught to help with the things to look for, I know theres a thread around here somewhere but I listen better than I read.

18k seems like a high price, but thats just me. Unless that thing is EMMACULATE, I wouldnt say any more than 12k, but anywhere from 10-14k sounds right.

And as far as life expectancy, these things will run a LONG, LONG time... if you take care of them. The 7.3 is right there with the 5.9 cummins when treated right.

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oh wait.... you arnt brand new... lol welcome anyway

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Old 01-19-2011, 08:47 PM
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I must be livig in the wrong state the LOL I can't find a decent one for under 20k... If anyone is looking to sell I am looking for a ECSB or CCSB 7.3 auto 4x4
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Old 01-19-2011, 11:53 PM
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Would Penn be close enough for ya?
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Old 01-20-2011, 05:11 AM
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yah as long as its not too far out... whatcha got?
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Old 01-20-2011, 04:21 PM
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http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/tru...ab-manual.html

Check out beerhunter's rig, half the price of what you're lookin at and he's in Penn.
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