Compression Ignition Addict
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Dallas, TX
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First, welcome to the org. As I'm sure you've already seen, you can find a wealth of information on this site. In my opinion, there's nothing better to learn from than other people's experience. There are lots of folks on here who are more than happy to help you figure stuff out.
To your question, though, it looks like a nice rig. That's about what I paid for mine, with about the same number of miles on it (after I converted the number to miles instead of kilometers). And with the exception of the sunroof and drop down video screen, my interior is exactly the same. If possible, get an Oasis report on it. That should tell you any and all work that has been done on it at a dealer.
If you've done much reading on this forum, you've probably already seen the NUMEROUS threads about deleting the DPF, CAT, and EGR. Honestly, there are as many differing opinions on this subject as there are threads discussing it. From my own personal research, I can see the benefit of dumping all that stuff, if for no other reason than stopping the ridiculous regens (exhaust regeneration cycles). Many people will tell you that getting rid of the emissions garbage will help the longevity of the engine. In fact, the service manager at my local dealer has told me that as well, but that doing so before the warranty expires will void the warranty. That's the only reason I have not deleted mine yet. I have too much money invested in extended warranty to throw it away. But that's just me. Other people may feel differently.
Other than deleting those items, just keeping up with regular maintenance will go a long way towards a long and happy life for the truck. Good luck. I hope you get it.
2008 F350 Lariat 4X2 CC 6.4L
dark blue over grey
totally stock and love it that way