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Location: Sugar Land, TX
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There will be other costs
I was in a similar postion several months ago and looked long and hard for a low mileage EX. I found an '02 w/ 135k on it.
At 185K you should be prepared to spend some money on initial Maintenance. Look for possible need of:
1) Ball joints
2) Springs (front at a minimum - oringals sag and are really worn out quickly)
4) Rear Sway bar (it it does not have one)
5) Front end alignment
6) Complete fluids change (Engine, Trans, Rear Dif)
If the seller has maintenace records it would help in the decision proces. That's a lot of miles for an '03 The 7.3L is almost bullet proof and I have read of 350,000 miles plus on a properly maintaned engine.
2011 F350 King Ranch CCLB 4WD, 6.7L,Bilstein Shocks, Hellwig Sway Bar.
Last edited by TXSailor; 05-22-2010 at 07:57 AM.
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