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New truck what to do first?

Ok I'm buying my friends 03 powerstroke. It's got high miles 237000 and its got 4 inch straight pipe and a diablo tuner. What should I do first? I'm looking to make it reliable first then make it faster. I know its had lots of problems cause he was always fixing it, But I have faith in it. So I was thinking a coolant filtration system and some gauges first?

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what you paying for this truck? don't mean to be negative but that motor has to be pretty loose and will need a rebuild soon

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open a savings account. J/k, really you should invest in a monitoring solution, like edge insight cs or cts. It will immediately tell you what condition your truck is in. Of course this would help if you could know those things before you buy it, most of us find out right after we buy them.
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Well I'm giving him my 96 psd and 2 grand. Both trucks have same millage.

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4inch straight pipe
diablo programmer
nickname "the turb"

SOLD
96 exlb black
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4inch straight pipe
BDP chip
Full force stage 1's
17* hpop
E-Fuel
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nickname "the stroke"
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Hmmm.....I have a 96 PSD with 309K on it and still running. I also have an 04 6.0 with 169K that is puking coolant, the deltas are 28*, and the #4 injector is bad. I put about 2k miles on it since i got it in NOV 2011, its been sitting ever since, while i try to save up for repairs. Good luck.
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Well I'm giving him my 96 psd and 2 grand. Both trucks have same millage.

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mabey take the two Gs and put it in to the 96??

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No I want somethin newer

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6.0 powerstroke
4inch straight pipe
diablo programmer
nickname "the turb"

SOLD
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4inch straight pipe
BDP chip
Full force stage 1's
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E-Fuel
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I know the year is newer, but the mileage is the same. meaning it has been driven more. I love my 6.0, but i think the 2k should go into the PSD you have. I had my truck 2 months before Ford had to put a new motor and fuel system in it. If i didnt have a warranty that would have been 15k. something to think about. that is a lot of miles. think of it this way... that truck could have driven around the worls one time a year with that many miles on it. If he is "always fixing it" it is a matter of time until you will need to completely fix it. just my 2 cents.

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Ok I'm buying my friends 03 powerstroke. It's got high miles 237000 and its got 4 inch straight pipe and a diablo tuner. What should I do first? I'm looking to make it reliable first then make it faster. I know its had lots of problems cause he was always fixing it, But I have faith in it. So I was thinking a coolant filtration system and some gauges first?

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well if u do buy the 6.0 i would do the blue spring mod to keep your injectors healthy mabey 6.4 banjo bolts aswell , when ever i get a new truck i change all the fluids front to back , coolant flush then add some elc must be ec-1 rated coolant filter , sinister has a good system but u can make your own for way cheaper , imo dont use charged filters .....id also add some rev x to the oil system ...that should keep u busy for a little while ....lol good luck with your new ford

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blue spring mod
6.4 banjo bolts
gogo direct cluth solenoid
Insight cts with pyro
str8 pipe , fuel pressure gauge
air raid cold air
zoodad mod
high idle mod
sinister coolant filter kit ec-1 rated
58 volt ficm
powermax turbo , sinister y pipe
egr delete
sct x3 with running looney wild , spd early lock up
arp studs , updated stc fitting ,stand pipes,
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Well I kinda over exaggerated. He's not always fixing it. He just replaced the ficm, and a few Injecters. Tranny last year. Hpop a couple years ago and head gaskets

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6.0 powerstroke
4inch straight pipe
diablo programmer
nickname "the turb"

SOLD
96 exlb black
7.3 powerstroke
4inch straight pipe
BDP chip
Full force stage 1's
17* hpop
E-Fuel
Built Trans
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