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post #1 of 4 Old 12-27-2013, 09:44 AM Thread Starter
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New OBS diesel owner

I traded off my gas truck a month ago to allow the purchase of an OBS truck. The wife and I decided we wanted a crew cab truck, as we were always tight on space with the dog and kid in tow.

I picked up a 97 F350 Crew Cab Long Bed, so far I've been happy with it. I bought it from a local wholesaler after it was traded in at a dealership.

I'm still learning about the truck but what I know so far is it was a canadian rig for the first couple years, then brought into the US. It has a built auto, intercooler, mbrp exhaust, and shackle reversal on the front. It has a tuner but I haven't dug out the computer to see which yet. I'm hoping to do it this weekend. It also looks like the intake side of the turbo was replaced, I assume to match the intercooler. But I'm still learning about the diesel game so I could be wrong.

I drive a company van for work so the truck is soley for towing the toys and hauling the camper.

Anyways, I've been lurking on the site reading and searching for a month or so, I figured I'd create and account and post.
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post #2 of 4 Old 12-27-2013, 10:05 AM
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Congrats and Welcome Aboard!
I remember years ago when I used to do the "Puyallup Fair." is it still going strong???

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2015 F-350 CCLB DRW, Lariat Ultimate,
2nd Gen. 6.7L "Scorpion" Turbo Diesel,
440HP/860TQ, Torque Shift 6-speed,
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