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Posted: 01/11/19 01:33am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Had a 92 7.3 (maybe not officially powerstroke). Sold it at around 250k miles. The truck was rusted out and falling apart but the engine just kept humming along.


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I had an early 99 one of those. Solid motor.

Ummm, I did carry a spare CPS 10mm wrench and screw driver in the glove compartment. Learned that the hard way.

I named mine "The Rattler".

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what about the 6.7?


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edbehnke wrote:

what about the 6.7?


If you're asking how good they were, they had a mixed history.

The 2014 ones down had a whole host of problems. HPFP would blow and take out the whole fuel system. Radiator would bend and leak. Valves would crack and or stick and blow up the entire engine. Turbo's would be out of balance and blow up. Glow plugs would break off and take out the entire engine.

There was a whole bunch of changes in 15. After that, the problems seamed to slow to a trickle.


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2 7.3's one 6.0, and not a 6.7. This 6.7 is like driving a gasser with way more torque. NO wait to start and so far no issues with 20 degree nights.


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Posted: 01/11/19 10:10pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

My pops still has his 2003 7.3L. Well over 300k on the clock and still going strong.

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edbehnke wrote:

what about the 6.7?



I will post that one later once the article is posted on their website. Next is the 6.0L.

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ShinerBock wrote:

edbehnke wrote:

what about the 6.7?



I will post that one later once the article is posted on their website. Next is the 6.0L.


Oh, that will be an interesting one. [emoticon] I bought a 1996 F-250 SC 4x4 7.3L 5 speed manual new that I still regret selling to this day. I bought a 2003 F-350 SC 4x4 DRW 6.0L to replace it......loved the truck but the engine not so much. Took a major bath on it when I sold it. [emoticon]

The 7.3L is by FAR the best diesel Ford ever put in a pickup to date. I looked long and hard to find a Super Duty CC 4x4 DRW Lariat with a 7.3L prior to buying my current truck but couldn't find a cherry that someone was willing to part with.


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I love my 2000 I recently bought from my dad. She's a little loud and slow by today's standards but with only 163K miles on it I hope to have it for at least another 19 years!

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blofgren wrote:


The 7.3L is by FAR the best diesel Ford ever put in a pickup to date. I looked long and hard to find a Super Duty CC 4x4 DRW Lariat with a 7.3L prior to buying my current truck but couldn't find a cherry that someone was willing to part with.


They are out there, just expensive, I'm debating on selling Red for an 02/03 7.3, S/C, 4x4 Dually. A nice low miles one is 20K around here in socal, and they have no rust.


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