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What do I need to know?

Hey I just bought my first 7.3. It's a 99 f350 dually crew cab, long bed, and we bought it to haul our horses with. This is my first diesel, so the in's and out's of it are very new to me. I am loyal to Fords and knew that I needed a 7.3 and not a 6.0 - mine seems to be in great shape with 137000 miles on it - I was just wondering what I need to watch out for, things I should know, etc. I was also wondering if there are any extra guages I should add and if so, what I should watch for on them.

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Go to the 7.3 forum and read the sticky's. Lots of info there.

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Go to the 7.3 forum and read the sticky's. Lots of info there.

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Welcome to the .org. Like hucorey said go to the 7.3 sections and read all the stickies, most of your questions will be answered there. If you have anymore questions after reading the members there will be able to provide you with tons more information. Congrats on your new to you truck and welcome to the world of PSDs.

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