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post #1 of 56 Old 05-16-2011, 06:06 PM Thread Starter
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My 96 "International" F-250 build

As stated in the introduction thread my name is Richard and I just got my first diesel truck. Its a 1996 F-250 extended cab, 5spd, 4wd, with a flatbed on it. I got this truck to tow my 92 YJ with as 39.5's and hydraulic steering don't make for good highway manners.

Here is what it originally looked like


After some facial recontructive surgery


Tonight I installed a tool box for the bed and finished rattle spraying the sides of the bed black again. I didn't bother with the bed surface itself as it won't last worth a ****e. I also installed my "Centennial States Powerstrokes" sticker in the rear window.




After tomorow all those tires on the back will be sitting on a junked truck and I'll be using some adpaters to make this hog a dually.

Also, big props to my neighbor Jared for hooking me up with this truck and fixing all the really bad leaks on this thing. Not to mention all the parts I've been allowed to "borrow" from him.



2001 F250 CCSB 4X4 Lariat: TS Chip, Mag-Hytech diff cover, Hughes Alum trans pan, A-Pillar gauges (boost, trans, EGT), MBRP exhaust, 6.0L trans cooler

2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon: 3" lift, 37's, trussed axles, full aluminum skids, cage, and more all powered by a minivan motor

2013 Kawasaki 1400GTR : Muzzy's exhaust, Muzzy's lowering links, Throttlemeister
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Looks great man!!! I can't wait to see the full transformation.

You live next to Jared aka Overkillmotorsports?


2004 F250 CC Lariat 4x4

Pro Comp leveling kit, 05-07 HD headlights w/ 6k HIDs, Auto Meter gauges, ScanGaugeII, Sinister coolant filter, Blue spring, 6.4 banjo bolts, BPD FICM, BPD billet water pump, BPD VK688 oil cooler kit, S&B CAI, MTW stage 2, Straight piped w/ 6" single mitre stack, SCT w/ Hybrid Panty Dropper from Chris @ TSD, Fumoto block drain valves, ELC, High idle mod

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I'm guessing that you didn't lose nearly as much as it appeared. Spills are like that. The last beer that I spilled was like a million ounces.
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Very cool.

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Thanks, and yes I live next to him. He is actually the one who sold me the truck.



2001 F250 CCSB 4X4 Lariat: TS Chip, Mag-Hytech diff cover, Hughes Alum trans pan, A-Pillar gauges (boost, trans, EGT), MBRP exhaust, 6.0L trans cooler

2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon: 3" lift, 37's, trussed axles, full aluminum skids, cage, and more all powered by a minivan motor

2013 Kawasaki 1400GTR : Muzzy's exhaust, Muzzy's lowering links, Throttlemeister
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Ahhh, very cool. He seems like a good stand up guy. Haven't seen him around in a bit, what's he been up to?

So, what all do you have planned for the rig? Injectors, tuner, intercooler?


2004 F250 CC Lariat 4x4

Pro Comp leveling kit, 05-07 HD headlights w/ 6k HIDs, Auto Meter gauges, ScanGaugeII, Sinister coolant filter, Blue spring, 6.4 banjo bolts, BPD FICM, BPD billet water pump, BPD VK688 oil cooler kit, S&B CAI, MTW stage 2, Straight piped w/ 6" single mitre stack, SCT w/ Hybrid Panty Dropper from Chris @ TSD, Fumoto block drain valves, ELC, High idle mod

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And its a dually








It already has a 3" downpipe, 5" exhaust, 17* HPOP, and a TS Performance selectable chip.

I want to put A/C back in it, fix up the interior, and then do an intercooler. Other than that I'm probably going to leave it as is. I don't want to hop it up too much as its main purpose is to tow my Jeep and I don't want to have to worry about the EGT's getting stupid high while pulling those long hills.



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Looks good, I like the DRW. Sounds like you are on your way to a great reliable tow rig sir.


2004 F250 CC Lariat 4x4

Pro Comp leveling kit, 05-07 HD headlights w/ 6k HIDs, Auto Meter gauges, ScanGaugeII, Sinister coolant filter, Blue spring, 6.4 banjo bolts, BPD FICM, BPD billet water pump, BPD VK688 oil cooler kit, S&B CAI, MTW stage 2, Straight piped w/ 6" single mitre stack, SCT w/ Hybrid Panty Dropper from Chris @ TSD, Fumoto block drain valves, ELC, High idle mod

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yes it looks alot better as a dulley nice truck.

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Filled it up for the first time tonight, stupid 75$ limit. I swiped the card again and forced in a whopping 5$ more fuel. It actually cut off before 1 gallon but I refused to only charge my card 3$ and some change. I might have to drive this thing conservatively, but man is that 75hp tune fun.

I do think something is holding the engine back though because the 100hp and 140hp tunes don't really seem much improved (neither power or smoke) over the 75hp setting. There is a noticeable different between the 50hp and 75hp tunes though, and I really like the 75hp setting.



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2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon: 3" lift, 37's, trussed axles, full aluminum skids, cage, and more all powered by a minivan motor

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Seriously dude, do not tell Rattlesnake where we live or the whole neighborhood might go to hell. roflmao

I've been super busy the last month with life and haven't made it on here much for that reason. My latest undertaking is prepping my new dually bed for paint and I really haven't made any progress on that at all.






Enough Hijacking Richard's thread though!

1995 Ford Powerstroke F-250 4x4
Regular Cab Dually

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44" TSL super swampers
F150 Lariat seats
AFE Stainless exhaust
Hydroboost
Hi-Steer arm with drag link
Gauge faces all switched to white
3 POD pillar with Boost, EGT, Fuel Pressure
5.5" Shackle Reversal Kit
Southbend Single mass flywheel conversion
Southbend CON-OFE clutch kit
Tony Wildman 6 position chip
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