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post #1 of 25 Old 08-20-2011, 09:47 PM Thread Starter
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I have finally done it. I have crossed the bridge from 7.3L owner - to 6.0L owner. I wanted more power, more speed, more truck... and I have received just that. I cannot believe how much faster this truck is than my 7.3 - there's no way I could've gotten my old truck to get this quick. Overall, I'm very impressed. It's a beautiful truck and I can't wait to continue it's development. Thanks for everyone's advice and encouragement thus far!

Most mods were done by the previous owner. Just drove the truck back from Houston, TX and it rode GREAT!!!!






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spool up that turbo!!


 
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good lookin truck man


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Thanks guys! Yeah, I really like it a lot...

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great looking truck bud... saw that FS on the nation....
Yeah, Jon (the previous owner) only listed it on the powerstroke forums. Here, nation, army, and maybe one other one... Oh well, looks like I was the highest bidder!

I'm hoping I can order these parts from you soon Raul, I'm feeling the itch...

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great lookin truck good to see you om the 6.0 side hope we all can help and that it treats you well

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Nice truck man. Black is sure nice...but oh what a labor of love.

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Nice truck man. Black is sure nice...but oh what a labor of love.
Thanks, and man... you ain't kiddin. Holy hell is this thing hard to keep "spotless"

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Congrads, looks good!! Sure doesn't look like it will fit in the garage!!!

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I love my 6.0. I was weary of buying one after all the horror stories going around, but boy am I glad I did. Night and day difference.



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Haha, yeah... it's definitely not gonna fit in the garage. It's just a wee bit too big.

Yeah, I'm loving the 6.0 too. So far, so good. I'm a little concerned with EOT's being a little high - I want to find a way to lower it. Looks like I'll be reading several past posts until I get a good handle on my new truck!

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