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99 7.3

my buddy just bought a 99 7.3 f350 2x4 dually with a service bed on it.
crew cab, 6 spd.
i drove it today and to take off in 1 (not low) you had to put the pedal to the floor just to have a hafe way normal take off.

it just feels like it has no power (compared to mine-and mine is a 95 and basicly stock)
the service bed is empty
mine is a 5 spd.

is it just that year model
or what?

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dont think so
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mine will chug in 1st when its cold, but never have to "put it to the floor" just to take off I just slip my clutch out and she's fine.

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i dont know.
he came to my houes today and tried to squeal the tires,
he put it in 1st and whined it out and poped the clutch
and nothing?
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thats what i thought
oh 179000. miles
he paid 10 grand for it
and i thank the seller wanted to get rid of it for a reason
what could be the problem?
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thats what i thought
oh 179000. miles
he paid 10 grand for it
and i thank the seller wanted to get rid of it for a reason
what could be the problem?
i would start easy with fuel filters. and check the air filter.
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