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blk90s13

So I bought a second diesel truck :D

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blk90s13    1
blk90s13

a stroker this time :tongue: 2000 7.3L auto trans reg cab long bed 4x4 with a meyer plow 150k runs strong love the stroker but no where close to the cummins rumble I could not find a second dodge in my price range that was not beat to death the ford was very clean and well kept for a great price picture will come soon next to the Dodge

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blk90s13    1
blk90s13

I got hooked on Diesel after I first purchased my dodge back in 06 got my 93 benz with the 2.5l TD in 08 and now the ford stroker :thumbup2:Diesel for life :cool:

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ISX    58
ISX

The later 7.3's (99-03.5?) are probably the next best turbo diesel there is. I know of several people with them and they never break down. I heard the earlier 99-01 maybe 00 had better stuff than the later few years also. Should be one hell of a truck! :thumbup2:

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blk90s13    1
blk90s13

The later 7.3's (99-03.5?) are probably the next best turbo diesel there is. I know of several people with them and they never break down. I heard the earlier 99-01 maybe 00 had better stuff than the later few years also. Should be one hell of a truck! :thumbup2:

yea I heard that 99-00 were the best two years to buy a 7.3l it was hard to find one for sale all were 6.0 and you know how that goes lol :lmao:

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ISX    58
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yea I heard that 99-00 were the best two years to buy a 7.3l it was hard to find one for sale all were 6.0 and you know how that goes lol :lmao:

My brother has a 6.0... I know all too well :lmao:

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blk90s13    1
blk90s13

My brother has a 6.0... I know all too well :lmao:

in 2004 I worked as a sales person for a local ford dealership here and I had customers come back wanna choke me :lmao2:

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white01    0
white01

and '03 with a 7.3 you could just about name your price..and i have heared alot of people with troubles...the computers..head gaskets....egrcoolers....turbo....oh last but not least..it has to oil pumps low and high psi oil pump..

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ISX    58
ISX

and '03 with a 7.3 you could just about name your price..and i have heared alot of people with troubles...the computers..head gaskets....egrcoolers....turbo....oh last but not least..it has to oil pumps low and high psi oil pump..

Well for one, a 7.3 doesn't have an EGR cooler... All of the things you just mentioned are exactly the things my brother has replaced on his 6.0. The 7.3's are entirely different and I know several people who swear by them every bit as much as our cummins'.

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white01    0
white01

miss type or whatever..i know 7.3's dont have egr coolers!:cookoo:

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dorkweed    313
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Yeah guys..............but it's still a "FURD"!!!! I dunno......I think would go the Isuzu route before a Furd. I drove a '99 crew cab 'stroker to West Palm Beach, FL a few years ago. And although the rig got me there, I didn't know if I would've gone deaf listening to the radio to drown out the engine noise or vise versa had that trip been any longer!!!! That '99 stroker sucked thru the small mountains of KY and TN also as far as mileage and power goes. And that's pulling a small cargo trailer going about 5k pounds!!!

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blk90s13    1
blk90s13

Yeah guys..............but it's still a "FURD"!!!! I dunno......I think would go the Isuzu route before a Furd. I drove a '99 crew cab 'stroker to West Palm Beach, FL a few years ago. And although the rig got me there, I didn't know if I would've gone deaf listening to the radio to drown out the engine noise or vise versa had that trip been any longer!!!! That '99 stroker sucked thru the small mountains of KY and TN also as far as mileage and power goes. And that's pulling a small cargo trailer going about 5k pounds!!!

you went deaf from the stroker and you drive a cummins ? lol c'mon now

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volkswagon    7
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yea I heard that 99-00 were the best two years to buy a 7.3l

My dad has a 2000 and that thing is unstoppable. Had some tranny issues but the motor is amazing. With an edge evolution in there it pulls like crazy:woot:

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blk90s13    1
blk90s13

Thank you all the pictures will come this afternoon I am impressed with the ford and I must say its so much quieter than my dodge lol :lmao:

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CrowsSynthetics    1
CrowsSynthetics

All I like to say the Cummings is awesome but I love my 2003 7.3 it may not have the grunt that the Cumming does.My Ford runs Great.Bill

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blk90s13    1
blk90s13

I ended up selling his truck it worked great for me but needed something bigger, got a 98 3500 mason dump and the driveway looks much better now with the MOPAR powaaa :drool:

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