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past 7.3 owner needs help for new truck

Whats the best engine for pulling a gooseneck trailer with anything from cars to tractors on it? I had a 1999 f350 7.3l powerstroke dually but got rid of it and i am looking for a new one like to get one from a dealer but need to find out what year/engine i want. need ALOT of HP/Torque and can do mods for even more.

I was lookin at 2004-2008 f350 4x4 SRW
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Go test drive the 6.7 first.....

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More expensive truck tho... I wish i could get it but an 2008 is pushing the $$. I could always put a 6.7 into the 08 couldnt i?

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1985 F250 4x4 351 windsor carb. automatic pulling truck
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More expensive truck tho... I wish i could get it but an 2008 is pushing the $$. I could always put a 6.7 into the 08 couldnt i?
You'd be better off buying a 6.7 I'd think unless you can find a wrecked '08 and a wrecked '11.

I haven't found anything my 6.0 can't do yet if you do the right maintenance/mods.

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Here's a bump for ya, just gotta wait for those who owned 7.3's and switched to 6.0 to chime in.

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i was looking at 6.0 insted of 6.4 cuz of the fuel economy and some lil things. heard some bad things bout the 6.4. What years has the 6.0

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07 was the last year of the 6.0. should be able to find some nice deals on em. 06-07 were the best two year models I believe, all the kinks were worked out. I wouldnt know tho I drive a 7.3 lol

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