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7.3L or Bulletproofed 6.0
Just getting back into the powerstroke world after having sold my 7.3l 6 speed a few years back. Should have never done it in the first place but such is life.
Anywho, I have the chance to buy an 2001 F-350 or a bulletproofed 2004 6.0 both running around the same price tag. Both have similar mileage so that point is moot.
The 7.3l is in great shape so I'd have no surprises there.
Deciding on the 6.0, however, is throwing me for a bit of loop. Bells and whistles aside, the seller of the 6.0 advised that his EGR went south. He parked it immediately and proceeded to have it bulletproofed with top of the line parts i.e headstuds, head gasket, egr delete kit, hpop, icp sensor etc etc. While that was being done, he had a professional shop check the heads which showed excellent with no warping, cracks etc.
Now, I'm leaning toward the 6.0 but I'm not sure how the EGR failure prior to the bulletproofing would affect the longevity of the engine? To be honest, I don't even know the 6.0 well enough to even make an educated guess.
Comments from you all would be much appreciated.