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  1. Introductions
    So just bought my first diesel. I purchased a 2014 F-250 Platinum. Ran great for this first week and now the check engine light is on. Engine is idling very rough and feels like it will die when I try to accelerate from a light or a slow role. Took it to the dealer this morning. Hoping they...
  2. 94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    hey im new to diesel truck world but im looking at a 7.3 1997 ford f-350 so here's what it's got Specs: 1997 Ford F350 XL, Crew Cab, Long box Only 274,000KM 7.3L Powerstroke Direct Injection Turbo Diesel 5spd ZF-5 Manual Transmission Dana 60 Front Axle Sterling 10.25 Rear Axle Borg...
  3. 99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    Hello all, not sure if this is the right category for this, if not please move accordingly :o Ok, so here soon (maybe this week, maybe not) I will be purchasing my first diesel. I'm pretty good with any gas motor, but I'm gonna step into deepwater and buy one. My only experience with diesels is...
  4. General Diesel Discussion
    Hey I just bought my first 7.3. It's a 99 f350 dually crew cab, long bed, and we bought it to haul our horses with. This is my first diesel, so the in's and out's of it are very new to me. I am loyal to Fords and knew that I needed a 7.3 and not a 6.0 - mine seems to be in great shape with...
  5. 99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    I am looking at purchasing my first diesel truck. I have a lot of experience with gas engines, but am completely new to diesel. I am looking at a 99 F250 Powerstroke. I've seen a lot of posts on what to look for and how to buy, but anyone with any advice geared towards someone new to diesel...
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