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Old 05-11-2013, 04:10 PM
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What To Do????

Im looking to buy my first powerstroke im upgrading from a 98 chevy due to I bought a bigger boat and Im always hauling a welder and tools.. iv got a couple buddies who own 7.3s and iv found a 99 f250 new paint job new leather lifted 4 inches with new 35s on 06 rims the truck has been completely stock from what the guy has told me nothing ever done to it other than a fairly new motor with 90xxx miles the truck itself has 260xxx he wanted 13,900 and I have him down to 12,000 its got all new injectors stock ofcourse I was wondering if im getting a good deal and also if I were to get the truck id like to put maybe a 4in straight pipe 6 pos chip,monitor or gauges, and afe stage 2 intake would that be good to start with no more than I haul its also going to be a daily driver so Id like for it to get pretty decent mpgs... im open to all opoinons and would greatly appreciate anyones input thanks
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Old 05-12-2013, 04:08 PM
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You still have to remember the truck itself has 260k. that motor shouldn't have ever had to be replaced that early. I wouldn't trust that truck. A truck around here with that many miles is less than a $10k truck. i paid under $13k and mine had 175k miles and was bone stock. Keep looking that's a horrible deal.
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Old 05-30-2013, 03:09 PM
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Mine was completely bone stock, needed basics like ball joints and what not. Had 142000 on it and after taxes I paid 11,500. I would not trust that deal at all. I would think that one would go for around 9 to 10
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paid 8k for mine with 200k miles
rebuilt tranny. brand new tires. few other things.
and that was 3 years ago.

i would wait another week and im sure another nice 7.3 will pop up for sale
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