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Yet Another New Truck

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by EaTmYtAiLpIpEs, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    Just bought a new truck a month ago. I sold the stroker hated the diesel racket haha. Bought a 2002 F-350 Lariat Crew cab. It has a 5.4 in it.

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  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Nice,change over to a Boss v plow!
     
  3. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    nah looking for a project fisher 8.6 v that needs to be restored or needs work.
     
  4. thelettuceman

    thelettuceman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,216

    Nice lookin" truck. I am stickin" with the diesel noise.
     
  5. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,361

    Nice looking truck LJ. Lariots are wicked nice. How many miles does it have?
     
  6. BlueRam2500

    BlueRam2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 765

    Nice truck! How much did you get for your diesel?
     
  7. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    The triton has 154,000 on it I got it for $6,000. I got $5,000 for the stroker.
     
  8. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    Pic without the plow

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  9. XxChevy-HDxX

    XxChevy-HDxX Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 309

    How is the 5.4L. Is it a strong motor?
     
  10. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    In my opinion of driving a couple in the past....NO! lol
     
  11. DieselSlug

    DieselSlug PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,054

    Those 7.3s seem to be a very loud engine over the other diesels out there. Im trying to get into an extended cab, we will see if it works out. Nice truck though, looks like you got a good price on it!
     
  12. unhcp

    unhcp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,243

    nice truck!
     
  13. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    14-15 mpg in the city about 16 highway with the crew cab. the other 5.4 gets 10 no matter what haha. I love the engine never gave me a problem at all. The 2003 has 180,000 on it.
     
  14. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    Loud wasnt the word bud hahahahaha
     
  15. ddb maine

    ddb maine Senior Member
    Messages: 832

    The 5.4 is quite bulletproof. Not what you want for hauling but it will get definately still be running in another 100k.

    your seeing 14-16 with that thing?!?? ive got an 04 and towing 5k +- im seeing 9-10..... i will have to recalculate that.... empty wasnt any better.
     
  16. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,737

    It's due to their injection system mainly. Their not much louder then the other options available at the time. The lb7 duramax's were quieter due to the common rail injection system but the cummins were just as loud if not louder until 03. I guess it's something you get used to over time and learn to not even notice.
     
  17. MatthewG

    MatthewG PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,390

    2 sounds I love to hear....

    1. My girlfriend screaming during _________
    2. The sound of the turbo on the 7.3

    Later Dudes
     
  18. jmac5058

    jmac5058 Senior Member
    Messages: 428

    There is no 8.6 Fisher its either a 8.5' or 8'6". You got rid of a 7.3 because of the noise?You would prefer 1/2 the MPGs to be quieter can you just roll up the window.Those 5.4s biggets trouble is the exhaust manifolds and studs.
     
  19. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    Both manifolds were done by a ford dealer first thing I checked. I have the receipt from the dealer. I bought the truck from a ford dealer out in vermont and the truck was bought brand new from there and was a 1 owner truck from an older gentleman. Interior is mint all tan leather. And that 7.3 I had an entire top end all new oem injectors, cups, gaskets, ipr, etc and the thing got around 8-9mpg and never got any better.
     
  20. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    14mpg is very easy to get. but the 03 f250 gets what you get roughly 9-10 no matter what.