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Old 01-09-2009, 04:29 AM
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Gentlemen:

I am new to PSD's. I am in the market to buy a used one and would like to know if there is a better year model than others to look for.

Any advise would be appreciated.
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Old 01-09-2009, 04:50 AM
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Well first off

but as far as some trucks being better than others. i would go with a 99 or 00 7.3 with a 6speed thats the best combination. in 2001 they switch to a weaker rod. so if you want to buld big power i wouldn't look at 7.3 that was made ofter 2000. buts that just my opionion
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I would buy any 7.3 that was produced. It's an all around tough reliable motor.
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Old 01-09-2009, 05:32 PM
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Since I'm in the market as well, I have been wondering this. I would prefer a 6 speed. However, since they are not as common I was wondering if a beefed up auto would be as good or better. Outside of pulling my trans am a few times a year, the truck is mainly gonna be a DD.
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Old 01-09-2009, 05:40 PM
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i have a 2002 cc sb 7.3 auto and i love it it is my dd and family car. i prefer the 7.3 just one mans opinion. the are lots of guys on here that love there 6.0, if you get a 6.0 try to buy a newer one (05-07) less problems i think.
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i have a 2002 cc sb 7.3 auto and i love it it is my dd and family car. i prefer the 7.3 just one mans opinion. the are lots of guys on here that love there 6.0, if you get a 6.0 try to buy a newer one (05-07) less problems i think.
this is not necessarily true, my 04 hasn't had any trouble with head gaskets or EGR issues. There are good trucks and there are bad ones, I would recommend getting an Oasis report ran before you by anything.
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Old 01-09-2009, 05:52 PM
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Well first off

but as far as some trucks being better than others. i would go with a 99 or 00 7.3 with a 6speed thats the best combination. in 2001 they switch to a weaker rod. so if you want to buld big power i wouldn't look at 7.3 that was made ofter 2000. buts that just my opionion
i love my 2000 7.3
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Old 01-09-2009, 06:00 PM
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How fast do ya wanna go?
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Old 01-09-2009, 06:11 PM
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What does an Oasis report offer you that carfax does not?
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Old 01-09-2009, 09:08 PM
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Can someone run and oasis report for me?
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