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Old 12-12-2006, 08:24 AM
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Too many miles?

I just bought a 99 F-250 superduty ext cab long bed 4x4 with 7.3 I was wondering wat to worry about with 200,000 miles on it?
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Old 12-12-2006, 05:14 PM
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I just bought a F-350 4+4 dually this summer with 145,000 on it. The guys on the site will chime in and fill you in. The 7.3's are good for a lot of miles if they have been maintained at all. If you can get the service records and what it had been used for would really help. The one I bought hadn't done a lot of pulling. It didn't have a fifth wheel ball and the drop hitch wasn't wore like it had been used a lot. Good luck with your new truck. The power is amazing!!!!!
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Old 12-12-2006, 05:18 PM
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I'm about to cross over 198,000 in my 2000 and it's running 100%. The previous owner (Construction Company) beat the poo out of it and it's still kicking but. Change your fluids religiously and your looking at another 200,000 miles at the minimum.
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Old 12-12-2006, 05:23 PM
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My truck was also a construction truck it pulled a 30,000 pound fifth wheel day in and day out but it runs like a banshee i love it big step up from my 95 f 150 with a straight 6
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I have 127,000 miles...

one day it'll get there lol
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