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Old 10-02-2021, 07:23 PM
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I did a thing.

I've had a 1985 F350 6.9 auto long bed crew cab srw for a while now. Ever since I bought it the previous owner would ask if I wanted to sell it back.

I had the idea on pulling the motor and transmisson out of that truck and putting it in the flatbed F350 I have but the titles screwed up on it so the other day I asked him about vehicle titles (happens to own a wrecking yard) and also of he had any flatbed trucks for sale.

Said he did and asked if I wanted to part with the crew cab rather then pull motors etc.

Talked about one of the two flatness he had for sale. 2005 F350 crew, flatbed, drw, auto. Said he wanted 4k for it.

I asked if he would be interested in trading.

So we traded truck for truck.

So far I've changed the oil and filter, replaced a 15 amp fuse and now the heat/ac works. Replaced a marker light and license plate lamp.

Runs decent. 300k on the clock. Egr system is long gone. No head studs yet.

Had a more noticeable miss at idle cold prior to the oil change. Fuel filters are next.

Gets down the road fine and im impressed with how it gets up and goes. Accelerating from 46 to 65 with my foot in it is nothing.

I honestly think ill be driving this from my house to the shop instead of the Dodge.
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Old 10-02-2021, 08:27 PM
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Well, without head studs and ‘bullet-proofing’ I wouldn’t touch a 6 leaker. Here it’s pushing 10K to do it.

But for a trade, or 4K, I’d likely run it til or if it grenades then dump it.


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Old 10-02-2021, 08:46 PM
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Drive it to south Texas and double your money. That trucks $10K here all day long.
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Old 10-02-2021, 08:58 PM
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Well, without head studs and ‘bullet-proofing’ I wouldn’t touch a 6 leaker. Here it’s pushing 10K to do it.

But for a trade, or 4K, I’d likely run it til or if it grenades then dump it.


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I've got a few friends who currently own 6.0s and have been helpful in sharimg what they have done to keep theirs going. One is stock with 250k miles
And just did the high pressure oil pump. Other tgen that and the oil cooler and two injectors it's still as it left the factory.

If it blows up I'll drop in a Cummins.
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Old 10-02-2021, 09:01 PM
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I'm not a fan of Powerjokes in any version and leave it at that. The Cummins will be running long after that POS has imploded.
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Old 10-02-2021, 10:46 PM
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I'm not a fan of Powerjokes in any version and leave it at that. The Cummins will be running long after that POS has imploded.
The Cummins are great engines, but the 7.3 was a very good engine as well.
The only downside to the Cummins are they come wrapped in a dodgy...
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Old 10-02-2021, 11:38 PM
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The 7.3 IDI engines were great and yes Cummins being wrapped in a Dodge is a major pitfall to Cummins ownership.
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Old 10-03-2021, 08:39 AM
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I've got a few friends who currently own 6.0s and have been helpful in sharimg what they have done to keep theirs going. One is stock with 250k miles
And just did the high pressure oil pump. Other tgen that and the oil cooler and two injectors it's still as it left the factory.

If it blows up I'll drop in a Cummins.
To keep the oil cooler alive, flush the system to get rid of the Ford Gold coolant and start using the big rig ELC.
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My buddy removed the 6 liter in his 2006 F350 crew cab. He had to buy a "Dodge shipping crate" to obtain the 12 valve Cummins that he wanted.
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Old 10-04-2021, 09:29 AM
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my buddy removed the 6 liter in his 2006 f350 crew cab. He had to buy a "dodge shipping crate" to obtain the 12 valve cummins that he wanted. :d
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