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post #1 of 11 Old 03-28-2012, 10:13 AM Thread Starter
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Hey i am looking to do a trade for a 2008 f350 XLT 6.4L v8 4WD. It has 153,000 mi and I heard that this engine model is turning up to have a bad review.. any advice? longterm is a main concern of mine
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Well, there is a reason that Ford dumped International in 2010( not sure this year) and started producing their own motor
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You should have NO problems with this engine if you delete the DPF


The reason FORD quit making this motor is because to break teh relationship with INTERNATIONAL...NOT because the engine is bad




That's like saying the 7.3 was bad, and that is why thye quit producing it...


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how would deleting the DPF help?
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I have a 08 6.4L now in the shop that has injectors leaking diesel into the oil. Filled the crankcase with diesel and went "run away". Overreved the engine and hurt #2 valves. From research found that the injector issue is very common... Truck has 100K on it.

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I don't hear to many bad reviews about the 6.4... kinda makes me wish I bought one in hind sight. I STILL love my 6.0 though. She is a beast lol.
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my 6.4 is a 08 job one its the best truck ive owned to date....i do maintenance religiously and deleted the DPF

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injectors are common issue? been reading a lot of the different forums and didn't find much on them.

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injectors are common issue? been reading a lot of the different forums and didn't find much on them.
I think some people mix up the 6.4 and the 6.0..

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And Ford could stand alone and insure better warranties against faulty parts. It was cheaper (aside from the R & D into the 6.7) to manufacture everything in house.

As the old saying goes, Ford did more with less.

Be that as it may: I have 2 buddies with 6.4's and they're one hell of an engine. Emissions are what kill diesel motors. Delete the necessary items and run it.


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