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Old 05-23-2013, 09:04 PM
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05 F250 5.4 SCSB, from parts to driving.

Well here is the deal; Back in March 2013 I bought an all white 2005 F-250 XL Super-Cab Short-Bed 2wd A/T with a 5.4 for the 2005+ brake hardware to swap under my 2000 Excursion.
A man had it advertised on Craigslist with 311308 miles and a bad motor. It was still sitting at the shop when I bought it for $1700. I paid $75 to have it towed to my shop where I found a bad cyl 6 injector. I stuck a 21# injector in it out of a 01 P71, and chainged the oil. It turns out to be not to bad of a truck and the wife wants to keep it. So now I have in it:
$1700= Initial cost.
$75= towing.
$25= oil&filter.
$20= tailgate strikers (4-?-13) Cairo Craigslist.
Tinted front windows (4-29-13)
Stake pocket covers X2 (5-2-13)
$500=2008 Tailgate (5-2-13)
$599=Stainless 6" stacks kit (5-6-13) e-bay.
$1145=2004 H-D 18" wheels (5-7-13) e-bay.
$26= L hinge/roller, bolts, backing plate, and 1 cable bolt (5-10-13) Tall. Ford.
$51= 99-07 power Paddle mirrors (5-16-13) BucOff.
Left tail-light (5-21-13)
40-20-40 grey vinyl seats (5-24-13)
2000 Excursion front brakes (6-4-13)
2000 F350 7.3 L-code coil springs (6-4-13)
$1330 295-65-18 Goodyear Wrangler Dura-track X4 (6-4-13) local tire store.
$150 2013 painted rear bumper (6-10-13)
$50 sliding and tinted rear window (6-10-13)
$41 2007 KR 6-disk CD player (7-15-13) powerstroke.org, Humvette
$26= Left Axle seal (7-?-13) local parts store = installed 7-23-13
$12= Shock mount right rear (7-24-13) e-bay
$29= H-D transponder blank (8-7-13) e-bay
$2 = cut key (8-?-13) Firehouse
$59= 2" front spring spacers (8-13-13) e-bay
$10,100=2005 F250 SCSB V10 (1-15-14)(77k) Orange Park Ford in Jacksonville
$285=Transporting V10 F250 (1-15-14)
$140=Chrome tow hooks (1-17-14) e-bay
$17 = Chrome mirror covers (1-19-14) e-bay
$113=H-D floor mats (1-30-14) powerstroke.org, Kennyv
$31 = OEM Ford front mud flaps (1-30-14) e-bay.
$250= 2010 King Ranch tan/gold painted rear bumper (2-17-14) Valdosta Craigslist.
$98 = Integrated Trailer Brake Controller w/ pocket, & Master cylinder (2-17-14) powerstroke.org, broncomitch.
$257= 2008 Chrome/black rear bumper w/ sensor wholes (2-21-14) e-bay.
$437= 5-Star SCT tune: 87 performance, 87 Tow without 5th, 93 performance, 87 economy (2-24-14)(78k) Mike.
$61 = Case of 12 Motorcraft SP transmission fluid (2-26-13) TPH.
$305=Champion 7989 spark-plugs, Lisle 65600 extractor (3-5-14) O'Reilly's Quincy.
$47 = 10' of 2"x3" 3/16 tubing (3-?-14) Tall. Jone's welding.
$385=2001 Excursion 4L.30 rear-end (3-17-14) LKQ.
$120=2013 certer seat (3-24-13) e-bay.
$48= friction modifier & 3qts. gear oil (3-25-14) TPH.
$75= 1986 Bronco fuel sending unit (3-26-14) e-bay.
$150=plastic replacment 1988 Bronco fuel tank (3-26-14) e-bay.
$10= 5/16"X1-1/2" differential cover bolts (3-29-14) local parts store.
3/4" forward offset 3/8" lift blocks (3-29-14) Bradley.
$20= 1999 Diesel tank inlet pipe (4-6-14) powerstroke.org, ironmansd.
$35= 2006 master cyl. for ITBC (4-21-14) e-bay.
$95= 2004 4wd front shocks to use on rear (Monroe 34686) (4-23-14) local parts store.
$9 = EVAP hose & fittings (4-24-14) local parts store.
$194= 2005 Harley-Davidson bed decals (orange) 4-26-14/5-15-14) Tasca.
$43= Have dealer activate trailer brake controller (5-2-14) Marianna Ford.
$??= ? upper and lower ball joints (5-2-14) TPH.
$40= Front-end alinment (5-3-14) Marianna RoadMart.
$65= 96 Bronco front quad-shocks (6-6-13) TPH.
$61= 81,101mile oil change with 10-w30 Mobile-1 (6-12-14) Quincy Advance.
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:10 PM
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I will get y'all some more pics as it progresses.
I am also needing some stuff for it too, most of which I have posted in the wanted section here:

99-04 front ABS sensors.
08-09 center console front bracket.
99-03 7.3 frame fuel pump w/ bracket.
00-04 E-brake equallizer and short cable infront of it.
05-07 paintable grille with honeycomb insert (not Chrome or XL).
08-14 Front door tweeters with harness.
08-14 Chrome rear bumper without B/U sensor holes.

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Old 05-23-2013, 10:10 PM
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Just 1 question, wtf made you wanna put stacks on a gasser?

Sweet score other than the $600 waist of stacks on a gas engine
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Old 05-24-2013, 05:19 AM
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I don't think stacks are Diesel specific. And I wouldn't call it a waist without hearing it. I have already cut the muffler off the 5.4 and it sounds mean. I think when I get the stacks on it will really scream! Personally I like the way they look, the same reason that anyone else has them.
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Old 05-24-2013, 02:02 PM
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As long as you enjoy them bro
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Old 07-03-2013, 06:54 PM
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I have decided to get the truck painted. 2013 "UH" Tuxedo black, with 2003 "TK" Mineral gray on the bottom.
Right now the bed caps are off the bed, and the bed off the truck. While the bed is off I am also swapping the rear brakes over to the 99-04 style.
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Old 07-03-2013, 07:42 PM
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What's the difference in the rear brakes? Thought they were sterling 10.50's and the exact same
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Old 07-04-2013, 10:21 AM
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Front & Rear track width changed in 2005.
The whole reason I bought this truck was to swap the wider 05+ brake parts (spindle, rotor, caliper, lines) onto my Excursion.
I have already swapped the front brake stuff between the trucks. Then I pulled everything (backing plates, hub, rotor, caliper, lines, cables) from the rear of this 05 and put on a stripped down 2010 3.55 rear I bought to go under the Excursion. Now I just need to put the 2000 Excursion rear-end back under this Pick-up.

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Old 07-04-2013, 12:01 PM
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Here is the reason for putting the 05+ brakes on my Excursion, so I could run 2006 King Ranch wheels.
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Old 07-23-2013, 06:11 PM
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I got the Excursion rear-end under this pick-up today.
Now, this F250 project might get crazy tomorrow! I am thinking about shortening it 11". That will entail moving the axle forward 1", sliding the bed forward 1", and bobbing 10" off the rear.

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