i may have lost my mind - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 10 Old 04-22-2012, 02:19 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Middle TN
Posts: 1,029
Thanks: 5
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 8 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
i may have lost my mind

the excab isn't really working with the baby seat. my truck is a 2000 with 61k original miles. been thinking of trading for a crew cab but can't find one with low miles. sooo, been thinking about 6.0s. can they really be made built proof? should i just suck it up and live with it? will i regret it if i get a 6.0?

2000 F250 XcabSB, 4x4, 4" strait pipe, DIY intake, FRx, BDP tunes, WW2, 6.0 cooler, BTS VB, gauges, 55w digital projector HIDs
gomer pyle is offline  
post #2 of 10 Old 04-22-2012, 02:35 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
jesilvas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Nacogdoches, TX
Posts: 11,148
Thanks: 0
Thanked 27 Times in 25 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
If you do some reading, you can definitely make a 6.0 bullet proof.



2000 F-350 Lariat Super Duty, Dually, CCLB, 7.3L
4R100, 2wd
330,000 + miles
jesilvas is offline  
post #3 of 10 Old 04-22-2012, 02:36 PM
Don't you worry about it


 
strokinpower's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 8,246
Thanks: 54
Thanked 237 Times in 220 Posts
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Quoted: 241 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
I traded my 99 Ex cab and that was the main reason. I got a 6.4 crew cab and I could never have anything other than a crew cab now.



2014 Platipus
AP Intake
Spartan EZLYNK
4" Dual Exhaust
4" BDS with Fox shocks and PMF stage 2 traction blocks
strokinpower is offline  
post #4 of 10 Old 04-22-2012, 05:52 PM
Banned

 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: reppin da 615
Posts: 1,919
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
you live in middle tn, you have 3 of the top shops in the country to help you out. the back seat in an extended cab do suck. 6.0's are good trucks and if you put on a coolant filter, block off the egr it will be fine, needs to be studded to run the hotter tunes. i would look into an 08+ though if money allows. they are super nice all around and your truck should bring top dollar on trade in. everyone wants a low mile 7.3
bruce51d is offline  
post #5 of 10 Old 04-22-2012, 06:47 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
dieselburner21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Evansville, IN
Posts: 1,119
Thanks: 1
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 8 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
your not nuts, crew cabs are the best period. 6.0s can be great too, just have to be taken care of

Will

2010 FORD F250 LARIAT CCSB 6.4
-H&S Mini Maxx / Edge Insight CTS / 4" Flo Pro Dump / 20" Fuel Hostages / 33" Toyo AT's / Airdog II 4G

2006 FORD F250 LARIAT CCSB 6.0 - TRADED

2000 FORD F250 LARIAT CCSB 7.3 - SOLD
dieselburner21 is offline  
post #6 of 10 Old 04-22-2012, 08:06 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
rt_hawk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: WI
Posts: 513
Thanks: 2
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Sane as can be, I am having the same thoughts towards a crew cab 6.4. Not going to like a payment again but my 6 year old isn't getting smaller.

2008 F250 XLT CCSB- 90k, 5R110W, b&w hide-a-ball, DIY coolant filter, final charge, dieselsite boots, xrt pro, CAI, SGII, egt gauge, DIY egr cooler blocked/bypassed, viper alarm/ remote start, P/S filter
06 VW Jetta TDI- all options, 100k, stock for now...catching up on maintenance...
04 Triumph Thruxton, cr special carbs, TPUSA cams, MAS side-covers, Lossa stubby exhaust, pingel petc*ck, etc...
rt_hawk is offline  
post #7 of 10 Old 04-23-2012, 05:24 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
dieselcrawler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: New Martinsville, West Virginia
Posts: 3,273
Thanks: 0
Thanked 54 Times in 52 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 23 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
With 5 kids, I'm thinking about both... graft my extened cab onto the back of a crew cab! Superduty version of a supercrew...

sure glad we got the Ex...

Greg

'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.

'00 Excursion Limited, 7.3PSD 294k

'84 Chevy K-30, 6.2L TD, woods/trail beater. 141k

Semper Paratus
dieselcrawler is offline  
post #8 of 10 Old 04-23-2012, 08:28 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
rt_hawk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: WI
Posts: 513
Thanks: 2
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Lol, nice. It also doesn't help that low mileage/clean 7.3 trucks are going for crazy amounts around me. An 02 crew can with 38,000 miles just sold for around $32k. Whoever bought it is nuts or too rich to care. Pretty tempting when I can sell mine for 5k more than I bought it for and then use that money to rip the emissions stuff of the 6.4...damn temptations!

2008 F250 XLT CCSB- 90k, 5R110W, b&w hide-a-ball, DIY coolant filter, final charge, dieselsite boots, xrt pro, CAI, SGII, egt gauge, DIY egr cooler blocked/bypassed, viper alarm/ remote start, P/S filter
06 VW Jetta TDI- all options, 100k, stock for now...catching up on maintenance...
04 Triumph Thruxton, cr special carbs, TPUSA cams, MAS side-covers, Lossa stubby exhaust, pingel petc*ck, etc...
rt_hawk is offline  
post #9 of 10 Old 04-23-2012, 08:42 AM
Premium Member



 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Spokane, WA
Posts: 20,256
Thanks: 118
Thanked 179 Times in 169 Posts
Mentioned: 9 Post(s)
Quoted: 270 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
I would NOT worry about getting a 6oh...Just do your RESEARCH




Now if you have the dough....Get the 6.4 and tune that bad boy

2005 F250 King Ranch Work Truck.

Studded and Deleted
175/30% Injectors from WARREN DIESEL!!
Barder Stage 2 Turbo
Warren Comp Tranny w/ PI TC
Six0~Stroker is offline  
post #10 of 10 Old 04-23-2012, 01:59 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Middle TN
Posts: 1,029
Thanks: 5
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 8 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
i'm broke, so anything newer than 6.0 is out of the question

2000 F250 XcabSB, 4x4, 4" strait pipe, DIY intake, FRx, BDP tunes, WW2, 6.0 cooler, BTS VB, gauges, 55w digital projector HIDs
gomer pyle is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome