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post #1 of 8 Old 07-10-2012, 10:38 AM Thread Starter
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Joined so I can start doing research on diesel trucks. Never owned one before but I think it's time to get one soon. Will be retiring from the Navy soon and want to get myself a retirement toy.
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post #2 of 8 Old 07-10-2012, 10:42 AM
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welcome! its gonna suck owning one in california (especially if your buying a newer one) but good luck, do your research (this is a great site to do so) and the diesel world is a great and fun one to get in to

2004 F-250 crew cab short bed, rattle can red!
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Why, because of gas prices? I am looking at getting a used one, I can't afford a $60,000 truck, especially since this will be a third vehicle. I have a Prius for my 160 mile round trip commute to work, now I need something I can haul with. I need to do some research though for sure because I got all stoked about a 2005 6.0 that I found for a good price from a private seller, but when I went to the Ford service department the service advisor told me to steer clear of that engine.
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Oh, and what does studded and deleted mean in reference to the 6.0? Is that a process that makes the engine more reliable?
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Welcome to the org.!

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