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"THERE'S A FLAME FROM HER STACK AND THAT SMOKES BLOW'N BLACK AS COAL"... :)

Hello everyone. Just registered and man what an awsome site. I'm from Hinton Alberta Canada and just bought my first diesel for 1000 bucks CND. (I sound like an 18 year old kid here) lol But ya,I'm still in shock at the price! The truck looks pretty good with only a small ding in the tailgate and some damage on the bottom of the passenger door. It was in need of some serious tlc. It's a 2003 6.0L supercab 4X4 with an 8 inch lift and 37" tires. The guy who owned it said the tranny was screwed and that it couldn't be put on the road again.... Well it's licenced and insured now and almost runs perfect.The trany issue...? seems fine to me and can light up those 37's pretty good.He put 4:10 gears in it as well. It's hard starting when it's cold ( maybe a glow plug or injector)? And has a bit of a miss (sometimes) at 2-3000 rpms. I think it had some older fuel in it and it seems to be clearing up since I changed the fuel filters that were pluged solid. I've heard of the "low maintenance program" but this one was on the "NO maintenance plan"

Anyway sorry for the long story. If anyone knows what my problem with this thing might be please feel free to comment. I hope to be using it for work asap.

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Hello everyone. Just registered and man what an awsome site. I'm from Hinton Alberta Canada and just bought my first diesel for 1000 bucks CND. (I sound like an 18 year old kid here) lol But ya,I'm still in shock at the price! The truck looks pretty good with only a small ding in the tailgate and some damage on the bottom of the passenger door. It was in need of some serious tlc. It's a 2003 6.0L supercab 4X4 with an 8 inch lift and 37" tires. The guy who owned it said the tranny was screwed and that it couldn't be put on the road again.... Well it's licenced and insured now and almost runs perfect.The trany issue...? seems fine to me and can light up those 37's pretty good.He put 4:10 gears in it as well. It's hard starting when it's cold ( maybe a glow plug or injector)? And has a bit of a miss (sometimes) at 2-3000 rpms. I think it had some older fuel in it and it seems to be clearing up since I changed the fuel filters that were pluged solid. I've heard of the "low maintenance program" but this one was on the "NO maintenance plan"

Anyway sorry for the long story. If anyone knows what my problem with this thing might be please feel free to comment. I hope to be using it for work asap.
Welcome buddy, $1000 is a damn good price! Post up some pics.

Your hard starting could be just the glow plugs if he didn't take care of it... or the old fuel.

If he didn't take care of it, he probably didn't change the oil in it so your miss could be bad injectors. Keep driving for a bit and see how it does by running a few tanks of fuel through it... throw some ashless 2-stroke oil in it to help lube it a bit.

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wow $1000 or $10,000 did you mean? if it was only $1000 thats a steal. oh welcome to the org too.

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Hey thanks man! Ya I heard about the 2-stroke oil trick. How much should I put in for a full tank of fuel?
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Hey thanks man! Ya I heard about the 2-stroke oil trick. How much should I put in for a full tank of fuel?
Its kinda up to you, I have dual tanks, and I run primarily on the back one which is 16 gallons, and I use 36OZ, which is 2 1/4 OZ per gallon, some people use 1OZ per gallon, or 2OZ per gallon... I'd use 2OZ per gallon.

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wow $1000 or $10,000 did you mean? if it was only $1000 thats a steal. oh welcome to the org too.
I knew someone would ask that. lol Ya 1000 dollars. You'd think the truck would look like a demolition derby car for that price but it looks awsome. Even if I had to put a tranny in it 1000 bucks is still a steal in my mind. The guy who sold it used it for work and has an 07 superduty as well. Just wanted it gone. I installed an AFE proguard 7 dry synthetic filter and prefilter. ( which doesn't fit that well on my 03 by the way), This engine only has about 120,000 km because he dusted the first engine by using a K&N filter on the bush roads.(Very dusty roads!) I was sceptical about an aftermarket filter but everone said this filter will be fine???? Anyone????

I'll write a post about what else I'm doing to this thing later on. Some advice on the filter not fitting right and if it will dust my engine or not would be nice.
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damn, im goin to canada! good buy and welcome

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Its kinda up to you, I have dual tanks, and I run primarily on the back one which is 16 gallons, and I use 36OZ, which is 2 1/4 OZ per gallon, some people use 1OZ per gallon, or 2OZ per gallon... I'd use 2OZ per gallon.

Make sure its ashless.
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