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post #1 of 11 Old 08-25-2010, 07:07 PM Thread Starter
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Looking into a 6.0 for conversion

looking into getting a large passenger van to haul my half dozen kids around in.

Found a good deal on a 2004 with a 6.0 diesel, but I'm not sure how this engine takes to WVO.

Any one got the scoop on what yrs were the bad ones on the 6's?

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Just ask a tech about working on an E series with a 6.0

Back to the blue oval: 08 F350 FX4 CCLB - DPF/EGR delete - Spartan tuner - S&B CAI - 4 in DP to 5 in SP

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03 & 04 were the worst years. Vans make working on the 6.0 even more of a problem.

2001 f-350 ext.cab. 7.3 auto non dually. 262k miles. New HD tranny at 67,000 miles. Boost, EGT, Tranny temp gauges. 04/10 DIY check valve VO conversion. 20 plate FPHE,Fass HPFP set at 70 PSI,TIH, 10 micron spin on filter with coolant wrap, 150 micron prefilter, hrydraforce purge valve, 40 gallon greasecar tank with hotfox, SS braided hose to heads, Oil temp, pressure & fuel level gauges. 110K miles on grease. Monitoring with Torque.
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what i take from a 6.0, if you get a great deal take it. it seems to be a good motor if you can put $2k to $4k depending on the year. it can be made to a relaible engine. things like egr cooler upgrade or delete, head studs, and a number of other things. diesel power mag had an article a while ago on makign the 6.0 reliable. my father in law is passivly looking at trucks and keeps askign about the 6.0 as a ton are for sale. i tell him if you find a killer deal go for it and we can do the upgrades. JMHO, ive never had a 6.0.

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Aaron - whatsup!? How was your hike?

Here's your huckleberry... Ford E-350 Van

'02 7.3L Excursion Limited; ~225Kmi total; ~140Kmi on WVO
Vegistroke V3 (4/09); HIH, Aux Pump, FPHE (11/10); PHP Gryphon custom; 6637;
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Dang I almost want to drive to orlando to pick this thing up! just what I need is another car!

Just a basic 01 F350 CCLB SRW -Good from a far but far from good
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2004 DIESEL HIGH TOP VAN BLACK only

This is the one Momma wants, she loves the seating arrangement, and high top. It makes getting to the back so you can smack heads allot easier


I'm all up for the E350, although swmbo gets her pick with this one, and shes not a fan of the "contractor look"


The hike was a BLAST I went just under 500 miles which got me from Atlanta to Damascus VA. Took a month and 2 days. Theres a few pics on my shutterfly page. And I only got attacked by 1 mouse, and 1 bear. And guess what, the mouse did more damage.

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AirDog2 and FASS HD (it's a WVO RR setup)
Simple Centrifuge filtering method
203 degree Mod, DIY homegrown intake, CCV mod, battery relocation,
215amp Ambulance Alt.
EBPV gut, Pedestal gut & cut
Diamond Eye 4" (3" dp) turbo back straight pipe no kitty, no muffler


http://wasteveggieoilexplorations.shutterfly.com
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Cool beans re: hike; links to pics, etc.??

Buy that sucker! And then immediately tear apart the motor and do the ARP studs, new gaskets (and machine the heads) and slap on an EGR delete. You're a diesel guy; shouldn't be too hard. Parts are probably $2500-ish, so get him to take that off the price.

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The hike pics are in the site on my signature, click the sig link, then it's down on your bottom right. Says Appalachian Trail

Yeah I e-mailed the guy about the 6.0 van, he doesn't sound too keen on dropping the price just yet. I'd like to get it for 8g's. I'll let him sit on it and see what happens later, I'm a patient guy. Not sure I want to tear right into something I just bought, but I do love mods. I'm gunna pray on this one and see how it works out.

I'm partially keen on getting another 7.3, so I can keep all my parts between trucks the same.

So......

97 F250 ext cab lwb 4x2
AirDog2 and FASS HD (it's a WVO RR setup)
Simple Centrifuge filtering method
203 degree Mod, DIY homegrown intake, CCV mod, battery relocation,
215amp Ambulance Alt.
EBPV gut, Pedestal gut & cut
Diamond Eye 4" (3" dp) turbo back straight pipe no kitty, no muffler


http://wasteveggieoilexplorations.shutterfly.com
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I feel similar... I'm barely learning enough to get by with the 7.3 - learning the 6.0 is a bit beyond me at the moment. But hey, they'll all burn oil, so whatever!!

I peeped the pics - very cool, but not enought of them! I have various fond and not-so-fond memories of the GA section of the trail - north of Camp Merrill (Ranger School). Nice crocs, by the way...

'02 7.3L Excursion Limited; ~225Kmi total; ~140Kmi on WVO
Vegistroke V3 (4/09); HIH, Aux Pump, FPHE (11/10); PHP Gryphon custom; 6637;
WW; Turbomaster; EBPV delete; 4" exhaust; Terminator HPOP; Tru-cool; Evans NPG+;
ARI triple-disc TC; V/B-code springs; Bilsteins; 30mm sway bar; 190A alternator; F650 dash, etc.
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