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post #1 of 23 Old 04-23-2009, 03:27 PM Thread Starter
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Post (new Guy) Buying a E350 w/ 7.3 PSD...help.

Hello everyone, My name is Rob.
As soon as I sell my car, I'd like to buy a 99.5-03 E350 7.3 But I need some advice.

Here's my story, as short as possible.
Within days after selling my car (link at bottom) I have to be ready to buy the van because I don't have another car.

So are there anythings I should know other then use the search and my head, about buying. Such as is one year better then an other?
I plan on doing some upgrades very quickly after buying, Exhaust, brakes, some sort of ECU chip, wheels/tires and interior work.
The main use of the van will be light loads doing highway runs, I'm a mobile detailer.
So knowing what I'll be using the van for, which of the TD Ford Vans would you recommend? (I like the 7.3 PSD ) Then if you don't mind suggest some key upgrades for me.
I'd like to have a 5inch turbo back exhaust, raise the MPG, and be able to boggie when needed.

Yes, this will be my DD / hotrod, work, play, everything vehicle. The current car does a LOT, but can't carry everything I need. Plus the theft is out of control.

Well thanks for reading, Rob.

link to my car 4/s: 2001 Acura Integra Type R

2001 E350 Super Duty Extended Turbo Diesel.
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Those cars are pretty rare. I think there is only one in my region that hasnt been stolen yet and its owned by an old black lady. But as for the van, Im not entirely sure on what they came with versus the trucks. I know in the trucks the 99.5+ had bigger injectors, different turbo wheel, a few other things. The trannys are pretty good in them so long as you dont put too much power through em. Have fun out there.
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So should I start looking in junk yards for those parts to 'hook up' the E350? and would it make a difference by themselfs or would I need the ECU out of the F series too (plug n play?)

2001 E350 Super Duty Extended Turbo Diesel.
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Well I've sold my car and on the serious hunt for the van.

If anyone knows of a black, blue or burgandy 99.5-03 E350 Extended 7.3 for sale please send the info to me asap. Bbasso@yahoo.com I'll travel to get it

thanks!!!

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welcome to the addiction and good luck finding a van
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A dark color van with the 7.3 seems to be a needle in the hay stack
Thank for the welcomes

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This is a lot more than $10,000. but it sure would be sweet. Four wheel drive and all!

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How about a 1999 Ford E350 with the 7.3 --- color of van is dark blue.
Let me know ASAP if you want to see it.
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1999 E350 7.3

I have a 1999 E350 van with the 7.3 --- color is dark blue. It is the XL entended body van. Contact me if interested.
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