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post #1 of 17 Old 11-16-2007, 08:58 PM Thread Starter
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New guy in Central MA

Hi gang,

I bought the truck in my signature line this week in VT. After weeks of looking, driving and lift-inspecting all brands, I found a keeper.

She's bone-stock, rust-free, with 149k Carfax-verifed miles, and actually was gargaged by the first owner not 50 miles south of me in MA.

My diesel experience started with 1976 and 1980 International Harvester Scout and Traveller, respectively, powered by the Nissan SD-33T turbodiesel. Scout was a Torqueflite 727, Traveller the 4-speed manual (about 57 mpg top speed!). This was in the pre-internet era. The Binder Bunch newsletters, Red Power magazine, Dr. Todd Sommer and the like were all we had. Sites like PS.org were undreamt of!

All 3 manufacturers are well-represented with sites like PS.org, and were invaluable in doing my research and due-diligence. These communities are like extended families - really great folks.

I have a lot of reading to do on this site - knowledge is power.

Hope to be able to contribute something other than Noob questions at some point!

Mike

New-To-Me 1996 F-250 XLT 7.3 Extra Cab 4X4, B-O-N-E stock, 149,000 rust-free miles.
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post #2 of 17 Old 11-16-2007, 09:04 PM
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97 F350 CREW CAB 4x4, 7.3 TURBO DIESEL, DIY INTAKE , TW TUNES
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Welcome to the org.

2004 F350 Dually
Ex. Cab 4x4 Long Box
6speed 6.0L
Airaid filter and cold air
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Dang rick beat me I wanted to be the first to welcome ya.

2004 F350 Dually
Ex. Cab 4x4 Long Box
6speed 6.0L
Airaid filter and cold air
Zoodad
4in. Banks monster exhaust with no cat to 5in. tip
SCT x3
Autometer Z series gages and duall pillar pod
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welcome, what part of mass are you from?

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~Early 99' F350 PSD 4X4~

>Tymar 6637 intake
>Edge evolution
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>BFG All Terrains 305/70/16
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>FBD 4" Turbo Back, Straight Pipe Exhaust
>Ford Re-manufactured Tranmission
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Welcome to the ORG!!! Be sure to check out the Worcester meet page hopefully you can make it!!

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DashDAQ Series II; ARP Headstuds; AFE Stage 2 XP Intake w/ Proguard 7
Industrial Injection 190cc injectors; FASS 150/180; ITP Regulated Return
'03 Turbo Swap; Zex N2O Dry Shot; CFM Smallmouth Intake Elbow
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EGR Delete w/ full manifold; Coolant Bypass Filter; Train Horns
Eclipse AVN62D; High Idle Mod; BFG ATs 285-65/20s

Truck- 12.51sec @ 108mph @ ~7700lbs (1/4 mi)
Cooler- 39.93sec @ 12.12mph @ ~180lbs (1/8 mi)

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