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Old 06-10-2012, 05:42 AM
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Looking for some advice....When I originally started looking for a diesel truck last year, I wanted an F250 or F350. In my opinion, the Ford is the best looking truck out there. But after some research, I was scared away from the 6.0 powerstroke unless I found one that had been bullet proofed, and THAT is hard to find. I didnt want to get an older truck with the 7.3 and definately cant pay $47k for a new Ford. So I ended buying a 2007 Sierra 2500HD. EHHH! Its a good truck, but I still want a Ford.

So, long story short....I came across a 2005 F350 Lariat the other day. The guy (local used truck lot) selling it told me that the head studs and EGR delete have been completed and he just instlled a new starter and head gaskets because "the head bolts had been tightened down to much" Exterior and interior are in real good shape and I believe I can get it for $15k.

What else do I need to be concerned with? Did Ford work out any bugs with the 2005 motor? Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
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Old 06-10-2012, 06:43 AM
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Welcome to the org.!

Not sure where in GA you are but I have a great idea! Come to Winder, GA next weekend and you will have a hundred or so truck guys and gals to discuss this with!

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Old 06-10-2012, 06:44 AM
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Howdy, and welcome to the ORG.
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Old 06-10-2012, 07:15 AM
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@Hank....I am in the N/W about 30 miles north of Atlanta, up 75. Thanks for the tip, I ill try and get up there next weekend.
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Old 06-10-2012, 08:27 AM
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@Hank....I am in the N/W about 30 miles north of Atlanta, up 75. Thanks for the tip, I ill try and get up there next weekend.
Cool! I'm the ol' man with the cool truck. Well....it's cool to me.

What's your name?

Festivities start Friday night at the drag strip in Commerce. I won't be able to make it Friday night but will be headed south EARLY Sat. AM.

Look forward to meeting you.

Hank
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Old 06-10-2012, 08:37 AM
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Welcome man. I live in Grayson, GA (east of ATL) but work up in Kennesaw quite a bit.

Like Hank said, try and make it next weekend if you can, basically all of guys from GA and many from the Carolinas will be there.

Here is the thread where all us guys in GA talk crap ha!: http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/int...-gpda-404.html Stop in and introduce yourself.
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