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Old 10-14-2012, 04:29 AM
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just wanted to introduce myself here. My name is josh and i live in Rincon, GA. I just recently picked up a 2003 Lariat crew cab 4x4 PSD for $3500. It needs some work and being new to the diesel truck world i hope i can gain the knowledge i need here while chronicling my journey towards a nice reliable truck. Thanks yall and have a good one!
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Old 10-14-2012, 04:32 AM
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Lets see some pictures.

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Old 10-14-2012, 04:57 AM
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what kind of work?
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Welcome to the site! Since it's a 2003, it could be a 7.3 or a 6.0. Do you know which engine is in it? Congrats on the new-to-you purchase! We will be here to help out with any questions you might have in the rebuild process.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:21 AM
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Hey guys. I threw up some pictures in a gallery. She's got the 6.0l. A couple cosmetic dings and dents. The guy i bought it from was the original owner and he put 159k on it so not too bad. He told me it was having injector trouble when he parked it 2 months ago. From what he described and what i have read so far maybe the FICM so i am getting the batteries fully charged and will try to figure out how to do the FICM voltage check. Also hopefully i can find something to read codes.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:24 AM
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3500 bucks feels like a steal to me lol.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:29 AM
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Yep definitely a good price for the condition. Just hoping it will be some relatively simple fixes for the engine. I know these trucks can get expensive quickly. However even if i have to spend a few grand on it i figure i will still be ahead and have a truck with all the reliability issues already taken care of. Oh it also has the FX4 package.
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I'm hoping it's something quick and easy. Here's a way to check FICM voltage with just a multimeter. Best of luck.

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Old 10-14-2012, 05:42 AM
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Hey thanks evil eye. That looks like a great writeup. Ill head out and test it once my batteries are finished charging and post up what the results are
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No problem. BTW, your avatar pic is the way most of our trucks live their lives; with their hoods in the air!
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