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truck totaled, need new one

i am looking at 03 6.0 with 46,700 on it. what do i need to look out for on the 6.0 before i buy it? PLEASE HELP, and thanks for any info.

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03 6.0's were a crap shoot! You could get a GREAT one or get a turd.

EGR issues, Injector design flaws, and oil leaks come to mind. Drive it, get the vin and PM it to Marc... if it's been great for it's first 50k, chances are that it will be fine.

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Make SURE you get an Oasis report to see if that rig has a history of issues as did some of the 03 models.

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thanks guys,. where do i get the oasis report? i am going back tonight to look again and will get the vin.

january 2003 6.0 F-350 Lariat 4x4 cc with 08 long bed. recon cab and mirror lenses, torqueshift(reman on 9-03-09) with three disc billet convertor(500 rpm lowered stall speed),mag-hytec deep tranny pan,, 8" fabtech lift w/ 37" iroc super swampers on helos,pro comp ladder bars, custom sct x3 with tunes by eric @ innovative diesel, boost and pyro,edge insight, afe, 4" straight piped, ARP headstuds, banks intercooler & high ram intake. engine mods & maintenance by first coast diesel performance.
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Skip oasis, just give Marc the VIN and he'll get you the lowdown...

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it should still be under warranty so if there are problems won't the dealer have to fix it. it is coming from a ford dealer.

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it should still be under warranty so if there are problems won't the dealer have to fix it. it is coming from a ford dealer.
Looking at Fords current reputation for warranty claims, I wouldn't count on that.

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Skip oasis, just give Marc the VIN and he'll get you the lowdown...
Oasis is what Marc runs, Marc has many request to run these and Marc is a pretty busy guy these days. Ask him yes, but if you want it tomorrow, ask the dealership to show it to you.

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dead 7.3, new 6.0

thanks guy's.dumb question here. can i make the 6.0 meaner than my wonderful 7.3 that is now dead. my mods that i would do would be similar as my 7.3. i really don't have experiance with the 6.0's. this 6.0 has a factory cat on the exhaust.

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