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post #1 of 7 Old 07-27-2012, 12:36 PM Thread Starter
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Getting educated

Hey guys. I figured I should come here since I'm a newbie. So anyway I don't have a powerstroke (yet) but since it will probably be my first car, I want to get as educated as I can so that when the time comes to get the truck I'll know exactly what to look for.

I would like to say also that you guys are really cool and I'm so glad I joined because I've learned alot. You guys might not realize it, but your insight and knowledge is invaluable to someone like me. I can't wait until the day when I can post up pics of my truck!
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I think this is the best place for information about Power Strokes! Good luck with your search, your future purchase and enjoyment of the ride!


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Hi, welcome to the Org. Lots and lots of good people, info and advice here. I agree the more information you get will reflect on the better truck and deal you will get. You'll also know what needs to be done in the future, to keep your diesel running 300K miles

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so based on your name your going to be looking for a 6.0?

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Welcome to the org.!

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Yes haha I guess the name kinda gives it away. I am looking for a 6.0. Like I previously stated, it will be my first car and I want to get as educated as I possibly can before I buy. Right now I'm working as much as I can down at the dodge dealership (guess how happy my boss is that I want a powerstroke lol) and I'm putting every single penny of what I make in the bank for my "truck fund".
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