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Question what to look for?

Hey guys and ladies. I stepped out of my 2004 f250 v10 and bought a ranger. Now I'm getting ready to buy a bigger tuck again. I gave my eyes set on a minty 97 f250 with the 7.3. Thus will be my first diesel truck and i wanted to know what to look for/ what were common problems with these motors? Any info on things to check out and look at would be much help. Thank you in advanced.
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Check out these forums - Likely to find answers there:
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one problem is glowplugs if you live in the north. if you do go test drive it but make sure its not plugged in over night.

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zoodad mod.
4in turbo back split to duels
edge cts with juice

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