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post #1 of 19 Old 02-25-2009, 12:51 AM Thread Starter
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New guy needs from michigan

I'm in the market for a diesel truck, I work for a landscaping company and we have all brands except chevy, 4 fords but there gas not diesel and 2 dodge diesels, I have a car and someone wants to trade me their 2003 ford f-250 super duty crew cab 6.0 powerstroke diesel 91k miles,4x4, lariat, loaded power everything, leather, all that truck for $17,000, Is it a good buy? I don't know too much history on the truck, I know it has new brakes and new tires, i've read about the 6.0 woes and of course everyone at work says buy a dodge, but if i tried to find a similar dodge cummins id be paying $20k+, so weigh in folks

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post #3 of 19 Old 02-25-2009, 04:46 PM
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Welcome to the Org bud... that doesnt seem to be a bad price but get an Oasis report on it to make sure it hasnt had any major problems
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Do I have to go to a dealer to pull a oasis report? Any things to look out for when I test drive it? I've heard of the EGR problems and I have a heavy foot which i've read the harder you work the engine and the less you idle it the better
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Welcome to the .ORG!!! X2 on the oasis, any dealer should be able to pull that for ya!! Next if you plan on purchasing this rig u might as well look into doing an EGR Delete! That will save you in the long run with your HG's, then just the normal mods(exhaust, gauges, tuner, & possibly studs). That's a good price on that truck! If ya could get it for 14,500 it would be a steal!!!

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It doesn't have clearence lights, which i love the look of, whered you get yours? Also the truck has the same color combo as yours, same options, hopefully getting it soon
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I got a oasis report today, it had 2 service repairs,
"water light is on when driving" and it was serviced June 19th 2004 and "Exhaust system noisy" repaired 11-07-2005, Doesn't look like it has issues, i've yet to drive it though which is the only true factor in determining if i like it enough to pull the trigger, so do those service things mean any major problems? Will i have problems with it in the future
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Hello

New to the forum. First time diesel truck owner.
I just picked up a new 2008 F250 4X4 with 6.4 PSD.
I LOVE this truck. I have had many Ford trucks over the years but this is the cream of the crop for me. I will be using it to tow horses around the country to give them the oppertunity to buck us off in new locations so it does not get toboring for them. I also fish a lot and it will be pulling my Lund fishing boat from time to time. Not sure I needed this beast but the price was right and it's RED!
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