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A few questions from new truck owner

I recently picked up a 1999 f350 dually. I've been using it to plow for the past month, so 90% of my time behind the wheel is at parking lot speed. We finally got some nice weather so I was cleaning/going over things in the truck. I noticed a few things disconnected. The first is on the vacuum pump. From looking at pictures it seems like I'm missing a tube, but I don't know where it would go/come from. The third is a purple wire on the front glow plug relay. The purple wire is unhooked, and there is an extra wire added that leads to a dash mounted button. I bought the truck from an equipment dealer out of state so he doesn't know anything about it. I know I need to pick up a manual, but I'm hoping to get these things taken care of while it's nice here. Thanks
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Sounds like you have manual control of the glow plugs... and the vac line, depends on if your truck has the floor mounted 4x4 shifter. I plugged the vac line on our Excursion, it has the dash knob (ESOF - Electronic Shift On the Fly) and the vac operated lockout hubs have been swapped for std hubs, no vac line needed.

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