need some opinions, buying a used truck - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
General Diesel Discussion Discuss everything else pertaining to Diesel Pickups.

Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-06-2011, 04:20 PM
Member
 

Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 55
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
need some opinions, buying a used truck

Im looking to replace my 02 SD gas job that has been trouble free to 300k, but looking to do some towing and I know the gasser isnt up to the task, still runs great but its not gonna like hauling a heavy car trailer and jeep on it. which leads me to looking into some used diesels, not looking at anything besides ford.. Ive found a few decent trucks, turn key and a few fixer upers. I would really like to have a 6spd truck, always have driven manuals just my preference. I have found a 01 with a 7.3 6spd 250,000 miles, clean inside and out, has been messed with a little, 4inch exhaust, intake, gauges and a programmer I believe, asking 6k, but theres something going on with the motor or injectors.. current owner is claiming its just a injector, he recently had 2 replaced, doesnt make sense to only replace the 2, i know its a rather expensive repair to have them all done.. I've looked at the truck, runs decent, has a hard start and puffs a bit of white once it finally kicks over, Im thinking it could be glow plugs?, those were the symptoms for the 6.5td when i was a chevy tech...
Just looking for some opinions on the truck and anything else to look out for when looking at any of the older powerstrokes
thanks
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 12:55 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors