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Because I needed another truck...

So I just bought another 7.3!
My bf and I decided to go look at a cheap truck I found on craigslist but we really had no intention of buying another truck. But we were pleasantly surprised when we saw this truck in person - it didn't look like anything special online. Its an '02 F250 lariat 7.3 6-speed. It has a 2 position chip, 4" exhaust, afe intake, $1k worth of brand new tires Fx4 270k mi (the lowest mileage truck we now currently own! Haha!) It is also our first short bed truck
We planned on offering the guy $3k less than he was looking to get for the truck (advertised for $6500) but didn't think he'd take anywhere near that. We ended up giving $4k for the truck! The truck is pretty clean with a few rust spots typical for New England trucks but pretty clean for the high milage. The only thing we gotta do is buy a kit to rebuild the rear end because that's pretty shot
We'll be putting it on the road hopefully Monday morning















I think We did pretty good finding this truck!

'99 F350 xlt eclb srw auto 7.3 4x4: S&B, 4" Flowmaster, A-pillar gauges, TS 6position w/ PHP, HPx, Wicked Wheel, 33" Destination M/Ts*2011 MATPA Street Diesel champion!
'95 F250 xlt rc srw auto 7.3 4x4:260cc inj, K&N, A-pillar gauges, fass, T-500, BD modded turbo, Boost fooler, TS 6position, modded IDM, traction bars, 35" Fierce Attitudes, 8" mitre cut, D60
'02 F250 lariat ecsb srw 6-speed 7.3 4x4
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Good looking truck for what seems like a great price!


05 F350 CCSB Dually 4x4
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YOU GOT THAT FOR 4 GRAND!!!!!! Holy cow thats a good deal........Or is my truck not worth as much as I thought it was

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The thing is people get so scared of these high mileage trucks but My bf and I love them!

I think I have a powerstroke addiction

'99 F350 xlt eclb srw auto 7.3 4x4: S&B, 4" Flowmaster, A-pillar gauges, TS 6position w/ PHP, HPx, Wicked Wheel, 33" Destination M/Ts*2011 MATPA Street Diesel champion!
'95 F250 xlt rc srw auto 7.3 4x4:260cc inj, K&N, A-pillar gauges, fass, T-500, BD modded turbo, Boost fooler, TS 6position, modded IDM, traction bars, 35" Fierce Attitudes, 8" mitre cut, D60
'02 F250 lariat ecsb srw 6-speed 7.3 4x4
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I need to find a deal like that!
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Score! I would have jumped on something like that in a hurry too!!!

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Not sure if the year was a typo or not but the Fx4 didnt' come out til 03

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I think it's been rebadged... FX4 stickers, 6.0 door badges... or it's an '03. And maybe had a 6.0? Still would be a good price but I'd cry if I found out I had bought a 6.0 thinkin' it was a good ol' 7.3 PSD.

Nice find though... great price. I picked up the red truck in my sig recently for a tad more, I gave $6500, with lower miles. XLT with 180K on it.

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'99 E350 DRW Stahl 11' util box van, 7.3 PSD, stock. 138k SOLD

'00 F350 extcab, 9' utility bed, dually 228k

E'99 F250 extcab, S/Bed 211k. Sidelined due to motor issues.

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6.oh badges too, hmm nicee truck though.. thats a steal.
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Thanks guys
Yeah apparently he wanted it to look like a 6.0 but its definitely a 7.3. Sounds good!

'99 F350 xlt eclb srw auto 7.3 4x4: S&B, 4" Flowmaster, A-pillar gauges, TS 6position w/ PHP, HPx, Wicked Wheel, 33" Destination M/Ts*2011 MATPA Street Diesel champion!
'95 F250 xlt rc srw auto 7.3 4x4:260cc inj, K&N, A-pillar gauges, fass, T-500, BD modded turbo, Boost fooler, TS 6position, modded IDM, traction bars, 35" Fierce Attitudes, 8" mitre cut, D60
'02 F250 lariat ecsb srw 6-speed 7.3 4x4
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