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Questions before i hop over to the 6.7!

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I have started the search for a new (to me) truck. i sold my daily and want to pick up a 6.7L and then sell off my current tow rig which is a 7.3L.
So the new 6.7 will now be my daily and the occasional tow horse (once a month). It will be pulling a 12k lb 5th wheel.
Im looking to pick up a Crew cab SRW hopefully lariat with fixed center console and hope to spend sub $35k. id prefer to stay under 100k miles but im seeing that may not be possible with whats available here in So Cal.

I think ive learned that i should probably stay away from 2011's but if i do go for an '11 it should be April or newer. is that correct?

Also, should i really be worried about this CP4.2? i dont mind doing the fuel filter maintenance and even fuel additive if it makes it better but i guess im just nervous that i wont be able to ask the PO how often hes replaced the filters and drained the water separator.

any input/help would be much appreciated
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Buy a 2015+ if you can. I just had my turbo go out on my 2013 at 110k miles. Not worth the hassle if you can avoid it. I ended up doing the updated 2015+ CP4 pump while they were in there as well doing the 2015+ retrofit turbo kit. Ended up being nice and expensive.

I have to mention that I have been religious about putting in fuel additive and I definitely don't beat the **** out of my truck. I don't even tow much to be honest and I still had the turbo issues. Like I said, get a 2015+ if you can swing it. Completely worth it in the long run.

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Woah only 110k?? This scary.. is your truck stock?
I wish I could go for a ‘15 but it’s definitely out of my price range especially sub 100k miles. Heck maybe even sub 150k
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Woah only 110k?? This scary.. is your truck stock?
I wish I could go for a ‘15 but it’s definitely out of my price range especially sub 100k miles. Heck maybe even sub 150k
It is not stock. I have it deleted and tuned but it’s nothing crazy. I definitely did it more for the reliability than the performance. The performance is just a plus.
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$35k and under 100k miles should be easily obtainable for a 2015+
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$35k and under 100k miles should be easily obtainable for a 2015+
i cant seem to find anything in Socal. Maybe i should consider flying somewhere in Arizona or Texas and driving it home..
more i read about 12-14 the more i get confused/worried.
I dont plan on deleting because im in CA (unless someone here has a guy )

I'll keep my eye out for a 15!
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If you're not deleting, definitely go with the '15+.
Unless you want to replace the egr cooler every 18 months.
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i cant seem to find anything in Socal. Maybe i should consider flying somewhere in Arizona or Texas and driving it home..
more i read about 12-14 the more i get confused/worried.
I dont plan on deleting because im in CA (unless someone here has a guy )

I'll keep my eye out for a 15!
early 2011s and a few 2012s had issues with glow plugs breaking off, poor turbo bearing material, fuel system issues, radiator failures etc. Too be fair the 2011 was the first generation of that motor so there will be bound to be some hickups. Personally the 2015 or newer is worth waiting/saving up for. Not that the 2011s were junkers but they just had some growing pains to overcome. The 6.7L cummins had some growing pains with the release of their 6.7L series too though. I never kept updated with the Druamaxs though so they are totally unknown to me.

I would avoid texas personally. Lot of young guys buy new trucks and beat them up with oil rig money and sell them. Looking at Arizona would be nice though. a good retirement state (lots older folks just using the truck as daily driver etc) and rust free.

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early 2011s and a few 2012s had issues with glow plugs breaking off, poor turbo bearing material, fuel system issues, radiator failures etc. Too be fair the 2011 was the first generation of that motor so there will be bound to be some hickups. Personally the 2015 or newer is worth waiting/saving up for. Not that the 2011s were junkers but they just had some growing pains to overcome. The 6.7L cummins had some growing pains with the release of their 6.7L series too though. I never kept updated with the Druamaxs though so they are totally unknown to me.

I would avoid texas personally. Lot of young guys buy new trucks and beat them up with oil rig money and sell them. Looking at Arizona would be nice though. a good retirement state (lots older folks just using the truck as daily driver etc) and rust free.
thanks so much for the input. speaking of the cummins... debated that one a little as well but the ford is a much nicer truck.

2014 still had these issues? or do i might as well go for a '15 since it probably wont be much more? its going to be a stretch to try and make a '15 happen but if its the safer bet maybe i should drive this 7.3 for awhile longer
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