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Another 03 6.0 horror story - not!

Spent this afternoon with some out of state in laws I hadn't seen in a long time. He's a farmer who's retired from full time farming, just raises corn and soybeans on 150 acres to keep himself entertained. Was in town for the Louisville farm machinery show.

Saw he was driving a F350, it was an 03 6.0 that he bought new. His extended warranty just expired, and he got his money back because he never used it. 140k miles, seven years, and it's never been in the shop for anything other than routine maintenance.

Of course, it's box stock and he treats it well. Interesting that you hear all sorts of noise when they go wrong, but no one says much of anything when they work right.

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Same thing with my dads. Its even got a chip in it and he runs it hard. Never had a single problem though.

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Spent this afternoon with some out of state in laws I hadn't seen in a long time. He's a farmer who's retired from full time farming, just raises corn and soybeans on 150 acres to keep himself entertained. Was in town for the Louisville farm machinery show.

Saw he was driving a F350, it was an 03 6.0 that he bought new. His extended warranty just expired, and he got his money back because he never used it. 140k miles, seven years, and it's never been in the shop for anything other than routine maintenance.

Of course, it's box stock and he treats it well. Interesting that you hear all sorts of noise when they go wrong, but no one says much of anything when they work right.

Did you say "In state Outlaws", or "out of state in laws"? LOL
It is nice to hear of a 6.0 with no probs for that long
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I love my 03 6.0, granted the previous owner(s) beat the living piss out of it, but its a good truck. To a certain extent you have to consider all the consequences of the truck's owner before you judge the truck.


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Awesome! Yes, more good than bad. I did studs and EGR delete just because I want the weak links gone!

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You get your money back if it isn't used???

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Most of the time, if you dont use it, they will refund the cost of it back to you. glad to hear the truck has been reliable for him.
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Is there written policy on this? My dad's '03 has the 7 year extended warranty up in April, it went in one time during the 3/36 for rear main seal and had no other problems.

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You guys know it's bad JuJu to talk about stuff like how your truck has NEVER broken down right? Cause you know what will happen when you say stuff like that...

Glad to hear that at least a few 6.0s are working they way they were supposed to


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