Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Sacramento, CA
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Another PSD newbie
This is my first post and just thought I would intro myself. This site looks like the right place and a great source of info
I've been lurking here while looking for the right truck. I've been searching for a used tow vehicle for an 8300 lb 5th wheel. I've looked and driven so many Duramax's and Powerstrokes in the last 3 weeks I'm numb. Several friends recommended the DMax but I really wasn't impressed with them at all and hated the interiors.
Yesterday I finally bought a very clean higher mileage (135K) 03 F250 Crew in the Lariat package, moonroof, and gee-gaws galore. The truck runs great, no leaks, idle, or boost issues that I can detect yet. I have a lot to learn as this is my 1st diesel so I'm reading up on the EGR/cooler issues, clogged turbo vanes, but I'm sure there are many more. I'm not new to turbos, just diesel versions, and do almost all my own work.
Is there a specific link here for new owner info on the the 6.0L? Any mods I make would be for towing performance with longevity and reliability my top concern.
03 F250 4x4 CC, Lariat, 6.0L, FX4
86 Porsche 944 Turbo, Garrett DBB, much faster than me
Last edited by KuHL 951; 02-25-2009 at 06:24 PM.