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post #1 of 18 Old 06-24-2008, 10:27 AM Thread Starter
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how long do 7.3s last?

How many miles can you get from a 7.3? how many miles do you guys got?

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i have seen 7.3s with a million miles on the same motor,only one but i have seen many with well over 300,000
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i have 262,000 and counting. lots of life left for sure

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On my own truck I have 61k. On the '01 work truck I drive has 265k. It hauls anywhere from 15-25,000lbs a day

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just rolled 200k on mine and still kicking strong.




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136,000 on mine and still running very strong

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1996 F350 has 172,000
2001 F250 has 169,000

A guy that works with us has a 94 F250 with 868,000. Valve covers never off.
Now several people that have well over 300,000 on thier 7.3s

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The first 7.3 I drove (actually a non-turbo IDI) had north of 300k when it was replaced.



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My 99 has 263000 i believe or 265. Just keep them serviced with regular oil changes and the normal stuff and youll get thousands of miles on em.

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246,XXX.... and runs like a champ!

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