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How many miles?

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by Dirtboy953B, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. Dirtboy953B

    Dirtboy953B Senior Member
    Messages: 204

    Just wondering what the highest amount of miles any one has ever had,seen,heard of on a 7.3 powerstroke?
  2. camconcrete

    camconcrete Senior Member
    Messages: 199

    friend of mine has a fabrication company, and he just got rid of one that had 346000mi on it and it was still pluggin along
  3. frozenokiewi

    frozenokiewi Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    Powerstroke miles

    Dirtboy I was in the market for an excursion with a 7.3 and saw one on ebay with 460k on it and I know a few guys with 7.3's at a logging company by my cabin. They all have well over 250k on all of them.ussmileyflag

  4. hangnail

    hangnail Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    drove a few ambulances with 350k plus

    several transmissions though, but the motor still purrrrs
  5. OhioPlower

    OhioPlower Senior Member
    Messages: 440

    I heard or a guy on thedieselstop that has over 700k on his 2002 7.3. I saw a odometer pic online of someone that has 727k on their 01 duramax. I read an article of some guy that has over 1 million miles on his 95 dodge cummins. I believe those, there was credible info to back them up. Ive heard rumor of over a million on some 7.3s and 1.25million on a old dodge cummins
  6. Dirtboy953B

    Dirtboy953B Senior Member
    Messages: 204

    I have 275K on mine.....and i to have heard of 7.3. powerstroke hitting 700K
  7. BIGBEN2004

    BIGBEN2004 Member
    Messages: 86

    They will run forever as long as you don't mind putting money in them along the way. They are like anything man makes some will treat you good and some will be problems. They are a great investment but spend some money on a good tranny to last with them.
  8. Doakster

    Doakster Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 650

    There have been a few that have been rumored to hit the million mile mark with out a major overhaul, 500k plus has been done.
  9. Brant'sLawnCare

    Brant'sLawnCare PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,756

    I know a guy that had one that went 600k before he had to touch it. And he used it hard for plowing and masonry. That's why I am buying one!
  10. Doakster

    Doakster Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 650

    Of course these mileages are only for stock motors, don't expect to get that out of a motor that has been modified.
  11. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    i have 285k on my 7.3 with the original tranny and this is its 4th year plowing
  12. snowandgo

    snowandgo Senior Member
    Messages: 143

    400k or more is common, one million is do-able with a lot of care

    I saw a 99 at an auction (looked like a former Uhaul possibly) it had 311k and started like a new one.

    My two trucks are running 200k and 282k right now.
  13. OhioPlower

    OhioPlower Senior Member
    Messages: 440

    I was just looking on autotrader at some high mileage 6.0s. One had 375k and the other had 440k, both 2004s. There was a handful between 300 and 350k. Thats impressive to me, mostly what I hear about that motor is bad things. Maybe ill look into a 06-07 for my next truck since I dont like all the new emmisions crap on the new diesels
  14. StoneDevil

    StoneDevil Senior Member
    Messages: 516

    i found 2 7.3 here that have less than 90k in 02 f250 for 17k and 15k that i'm looking at
  15. sno commander

    sno commander PlowSite.com Addict
    from ct
    Messages: 1,063

    are you one of those people who come to a complete stop before shifting from forward to reverse? :jester:
  16. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

  17. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    I drove a supply unit at a private ambulance company I work at that has 398K miles on a 7.3PSD. It throws some smoke out the exhaust. But it does start and go down the road.
  18. StoneDevil

    StoneDevil Senior Member
    Messages: 516

    are those good deals or they asking to much
  19. HULK2184

    HULK2184 Member
    Messages: 77

    My 7.3 turbo just turned 217k but runs like it has 10k :)
  20. Ford445

    Ford445 Senior Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 243

    I would need more information, but that doesnt sound awful.