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post #1 of 13 Old 10-28-2012, 02:48 PM Thread Starter
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Officially convert?

Is there a way to offically convert a f250 to f350?

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Nope.. even if you do all the physical and structural changes the papers still determine what it is. How it came factory is what it is till it dies. Not even going through state patrol.
It sucks cuz there really is no differences basically.
I was thinking the same thing for when I buy a trailer... thinking of just putting some 350 stickers on the fenders and tailgate so visually it would not look questionable... might make most cops not think twice.. but the ones that do pull you over just tell them it was like that when you bought it lol

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Ok I was hoping it was. I have done all the differences between them just wanted to have it officially change

early 99 Red F-250 XL SD, 7.3L, 6-speed manual, Extended Cab, Long Bed, 4x4 Off Road, and Reflexxion Cowl Hood, Ion Alloy 183 wheels, 05 headlights with 6000k AC HID kit, and led turn signals, Ford ASI filter w/ zoodad mod and foam sleeve, TS 6 position chip, Auto Meter Z series Boost and EGT gauges, and straight pipe oem exhaust. .

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Ok I was hoping it was. I have done all the differences between them just wanted to have it officially change
Please share, what are the "differences".

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correct me if i am wrong but the frames are the same just different gears and more leaf springs? the 450's and 550's have thicker frames

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Please share, what are the "differences".
All the difference is for this year model blocks in the rear springs emblems and grwv sticker.

early 99 Red F-250 XL SD, 7.3L, 6-speed manual, Extended Cab, Long Bed, 4x4 Off Road, and Reflexxion Cowl Hood, Ion Alloy 183 wheels, 05 headlights with 6000k AC HID kit, and led turn signals, Ford ASI filter w/ zoodad mod and foam sleeve, TS 6 position chip, Auto Meter Z series Boost and EGT gauges, and straight pipe oem exhaust. .

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yeah.... trade it in for a 350.

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There is a 350 exactly the same as mine a hafe mile from my house but I could not afford a payment. I paid cash for this one when I came back from Iraq.

early 99 Red F-250 XL SD, 7.3L, 6-speed manual, Extended Cab, Long Bed, 4x4 Off Road, and Reflexxion Cowl Hood, Ion Alloy 183 wheels, 05 headlights with 6000k AC HID kit, and led turn signals, Ford ASI filter w/ zoodad mod and foam sleeve, TS 6 position chip, Auto Meter Z series Boost and EGT gauges, and straight pipe oem exhaust. .

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If you've already done all of your structural changes (leafs, etc) then go ahead and slap that 350 badge on there. They're identical trucks barring the suspension, really.
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correct me if i am wrong but the frames are the same just different gears and more leaf springs? the 450's and 550's have thicker frames
The ONLY DIFFERENCE between an F250 and a SRW F350 is the rear block, the fender badge and the GVWR on the door plate. Everything else, brakes frame springs etc, is the same.

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