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Old 01-31-2012, 05:42 PM
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Finally, I get to join the club!

Well I purchased my truck back in the end of December and after patiently waiting for it to arrive it finally came yesterday night. It's a mess right now. I need to give it a good cleaning for sure. I've already got my Spartan tuner and DPF/CAT delete pipe from PTP. Just waiting to get some time to install everything and give the truck a good once over.

I know we read a lot about the faults of these trucks but I must say I am very impressed with everything about the truck so far.



Here she is 2008 F-350 4x4 King Ranch


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Old 01-31-2012, 05:47 PM
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congrats, you are right, they are very impressive!

nice truck! and Mustangs
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Old 01-31-2012, 05:51 PM
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Congrats and good luck with it.I've put just about 2000 miles on mine in about 3 weeks and I love it so far.Dealers putting a new steering box in on Monday and then the delete goes in,I've already put an sct tuner in with the street tune can't wait for the delete and a bigger tune.
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Old 01-31-2012, 05:55 PM
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Thanks guys!

What kind of times do you run with that fox Darkside? That's a sharp car, love the blue. It sounds like it's fun ride
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Good looking truck. Congrats!!

It looks like it already has some sort of exhaust. That is not the stock tip.
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Thanks, sharp eye! Yes it has a Magnaflow DPF back on it already. Other than that it is all stock.
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I noticed the tip also.I just finished it before the end of the season went to the track once made one pass on motor to about 800' and a $hitty pass it went 6.20 to the 1/8th and 10.18@ 111mph,broke the trans on the second pass.I figure it should go 8.50's on a 300 shot.How bout yours it looks pretty stout.
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I noticed the tip also.I just finished it before the end of the season went to the track once made one pass on motor to about 800' and a $hitty pass it went 6.20 to the 1/8th and 10.18@ 111mph,broke the trans on the second pass.I figure it should go 8.50's on a 300 shot.How bout yours it looks pretty stout.
Sounds like my story. I'm still under the construction phase. Its a 393w with a F1R Procharger around 12psi. I first season I broke the C4 twice. This past season I switched over to a TH400. I've been fighting electrical ignition gremlins from the begining. Been a best of 9.50 with it but it was running like crap. So this winter I am switching from the factory EFI to Holley Dominator EFI system. Hoping to run bottom nines when its all said and done.

It's pretty much the reason I bought this truck. Last summer I got a deal on a 28' enclosed trailer to haul it around in. (In the backround in the above picture) My old 00 F-150 just didn't like pulling it around much at all, so it was time to upgrade.
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Congrats man if I were you id slap innovated tunes on that sct.
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Congrats!

I've put ~9k miles on mine since I got it in October. Absolutely love it.
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