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Looking for best Year of Power Stroke

What it is the best year that Ford had for there Power Stroke? I am looking to buy a F250 and would like to get the best year and motor I can find.
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You will get a lot for the 7.3 and alot for the 6.0 and some for the 6.4 Dont know what to say because I have only dealt with the 7.3 everyone will be on later i would say Good luck and happy hunting

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the worst year is better than the best year of another diesel

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The 7.3's were all very reliable,great motors.
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2000 and older 7.3 has forged rods and i beleave 2001 and up has pressed rods. need to see when engen was made. but 7.3 all the way if you want to stay out of the shops.
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I’m kinda partial to my early 99 but 99.5-2000 is probably the best, kinda depends on what you plan to do with it and how much you plan to spend.

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Woohoo 2000 with a 2003 7.3L reflash on the pooter if u dont want to mod.

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If you want the most reliable get an 03 with a 7.3. That'll get you a 5 speed over the ole 4 speeds. If you want 6.0 go 05-07. The 6.4s are still new, I wouldn't get because rumors that its a temp engine.


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I’m kinda partial to my early 99 but 99.5-2000 is probably the best, kinda depends on what you plan to do with it and how much you plan to spend.

+1 for the early 99.

Any 7.3 from 95-2000 is the best for me. But like he said, "what you plan to do".

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