Looking to buy a 99, what to look for?
Been a Chevy guy all my life, i know their ins and outs and what some common issues are, but when it comes to a Ford and any diesel in general, i am lost. Seems i am finding many more powerstrokes in my relatively low price range than anything else, other than the turd of a 6.5 GM diesel.
Looking at a 99 f350 dually later this week. 4wd, 6 speed, 245k. appears to be just a farm truck that is basically stock other than exhaust. That's about all i know. not sure if it is early or late 99, will have to check build date when i actually look at it. asking price is only $6000, which is less than many others around here.
anything in particular i should be looking for on it? known issues or reliability problems with that many miles? The mileage does not scare me, i have had multiple gas trucks with more miles than that, so i figure a diesel should be just fine with that kind of mileage, and the ZF6 tranny should hold up as well.
Thanks in advance.