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post #1 of 21 Old 11-08-2012, 06:29 PM Thread Starter
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Purchased the solution to unreliability today

As some of you know I've had tons of problems with my 6.0 since Jan. No matter what upgraded parts I get or mechanics I use it still isn't dependable for me. Another problem develops every couple weeks. I've thrown over $20k at it this year alone. So I bought this today. Not selling the 6.0, I owe more than its worth probably. I'm just tired of sitting on the side of the road loosing money. Going to work with this for now. I got it with an 8ft Western plow too. 1997 F.350 190k Brand new trans with upgraded tq converter. Afe intake and cat delete. This truck will be staying stock.
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06 F.350 Lariat. Daily tower.
Suncoast Trans, MTW Stage 2, Warren 175/75's
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06 F.550 4WD 12ft Rugby Landscape Body

97 F.350 Reg Cab 7.3 New Trans w/ upg. converter, no cat, AFE intake.

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That is nice man, congrats. I have a 96 7.3 308k, it's not quite that nice looking. Original injectors. Still fires right up, due for some maintenance though. We didn't worry about that back then. Lol.

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Unfortunately had to Sell my ......2004 KR CC SWB FX4 - Edge insight cts, blue spring upgrade, updated HFCM drain plug, XDP coolant filter, CAT EC-1 rated coolant, Custom Diesel EGR delete, CAT delete, Rotella T6

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Congratulations, good luck with your new truck.

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Nice score man! That thing is SHARP and looks to be in great condition! Hopefully it will last you a long time.

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Great find! It looks very clean

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Probably one of the nicest, if not the nicest and cleanest OBS truck I've seen in awhile. Good luck.

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What kind of issues u have with the 6.0?

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What kind of issues u have with the 6.0?
He was having AD2 issues and injector issues.


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Did he say 20k in repairs? Did he replace an engine?

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Did he say 20k in repairs? Did he replace an engine?

Sent from my DROID2 GLOBAL while selling cummins but dreaming of powerstrokes!
He's admitted he drank the coolaid on aftermarket parts, and he doesnt do his own work.

Edit: Those two things are pocket book killers. No negativity intended.

Sent from my phone that somebody didn't help me get.

Unfortunately had to Sell my ......2004 KR CC SWB FX4 - Edge insight cts, blue spring upgrade, updated HFCM drain plug, XDP coolant filter, CAT EC-1 rated coolant, Custom Diesel EGR delete, CAT delete, Rotella T6

SEE MY OIL COOLER REPLACEMENT AND EGR DELETE - http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/gen...tml?highlight=

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