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Old 11-22-2009, 10:26 PM
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Mine doesn't smoke at all. My first 6.4L F250 smoked BAD whenever it went into regen. I traded it in, and a week later, the new owner had to have the engine replaced. They said it was a stuck injector, hydrolocked the engine. He posted pictures of the truck with the cab removed, and I knew it was mine. Pretty crazy!
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stock good running diesel shouldnt smoke at all... black nor white... normal to smoke during regen though
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the best 6.0 mod for your truck is put a 6.4 in it lol
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Old 11-29-2009, 03:13 AM
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the best 6.0 mod for your truck is put a 6.4 in it lol
LOL!

yea do that, well how it goes!
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Old 12-15-2009, 03:05 PM
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When did they started making the 6.4 ? I am looking to buy a F250 6.0 w/ 60000 miles

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Old 12-15-2009, 03:09 PM
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When did they started making the 6.4 ? I am looking to buy a F250 6.0 w/ 60000 miles

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2007.5 or 2008 I believe. The 6.7 Power Stroke is about to be released also.
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When did they started making the 6.4 ? I am looking to buy a F250 6.0 w/ 60000 miles

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They started using the 6.4 in the 08 model year. What year is the truck that you are looking at?
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Old 12-15-2009, 03:31 PM
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it is a 2003 .
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Old 12-15-2009, 04:26 PM
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it is a 2003 .
Go get an OASIS report run on it at the Ford dealer and have a CARFAX done as well. On the OASIS look for head gaskets, EGR and the EGR cooler as well as the oil cooler. If it has been heavily modified walk away from it. 2003 was the first year that the 6.0 was in production and there were a lot of problems with them in 03-04 the 05-07 are better with fewer problems.

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Old 12-15-2009, 04:36 PM
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Dave, thanks . I found an 03 with the 7.3 but it has a six speed tranny .
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Dave, thanks . I found an 03 with the 7.3 but it has a six speed tranny .
Roberto, you are welcome. You can't go wrong with that combination the 7.3 is a bullet proof engine and the manual six speed is pretty rugged.
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Dave, thanks . I found an 03 with the 7.3 but it has a six speed tranny .
I'm gonna need a link to that awesome truck please...
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Sounds just like my dad's 2010 Fusion. And I hate the gauge sweep...
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i just replace all brakes, rotors, fuel filters oil filters, oil, and a fuel pump$. im now in about 2000$ and theres low compression in all my cylinders. stay away from 6.0's.
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