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post #1 of 3 Old 12-07-2013, 06:01 AM Thread Starter Rookie
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I am 64 years young and in the process of purchasing my first Ford truck (owned many Chevrolet trucks) , a 2008 Ford 6.4 F-350 HD with 55,000 miles. I have been looking for a DRW with a regular cab for a couple years and finally found one that I like, it is about 500 miles away and is an internet sale from a dealer. I hope to pick up the truck next week and would like to know what problems I should look for prior to handing the dealer the check.

All factory recalls have been completed.

2008 Ford XLT
6.4 Diesel
2 wheel drive
6 speed standard Transmission
4.10 Differential
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first off congrats on the ford you will love the truck. i would ask the dealer for an oasis report so your can see if there has been any warrenty work done on the truck, with only 55,000 miles i wouldnt be to worried about the dpf and egr yet but you will defenitly want to delete those and get a tuner the truck will love it and you will love the milage. unless you have a scanner to take with you thats about all you can do.
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2015 F-350 CCLB DRW, Lariat Ultimate,
2nd Gen. 6.7L "Scorpion" Turbo Diesel,
440HP/860TQ, Torque Shift 6-speed,
Tuxedo Black W/Charcoal Black Int.,
14,000 LB GVWR,
3:73 Gears W/Limited Slip,
17" Polished Forge Alum. Wheels,
BFG All-Terrain Tires,
Factory 5th Wheel/Gooseneck Prep Pkg.,
Spray In Bed-Liner,
Supplemental Cab Heater,
Camper Pkg.,
Chrome Pkg.,
FX4-Off Road Pkg.,
Upfitter Switches,
Engine Block Heater,
9025 Lbs. on the CAT Scales.

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