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Old 01-26-2012, 05:18 PM

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how long are the 7.3s suppose to last cuz im looking at one with 270xxx miles
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Old 01-26-2012, 05:26 PM
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some say 400,000 before rebuild.could be more
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Old 01-26-2012, 07:08 PM
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just take care of them and they'll run forever. there is a mileage thread on here just for the 7.3.

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Old 01-26-2012, 07:15 PM
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Mine had 300,000 when I traded it in, besides injector orings it was running strong

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Old 01-26-2012, 08:10 PM
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if you keep real good care of them ive heard of a guy in northwest missouri that has a 96 and its got over 600k on it so they last a long time

94turbostroker's Sig:1994.5 Ford f350 4x4 crew cab 5spd 7.3L, Napa 6637 filter, TS Performance 6position chip,Rosewood Stage II injectors, Beans Diesel D66 Turbo, ISSPRO Boost, EGT, Diamond Eye 3" DP, Silverline duel Aussie tip 6" stacks
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Old 01-26-2012, 09:01 PM
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Originally Posted by coalroller457 View Post
how long are the 7.3s suppose to last cuz im looking at one with 270xxx miles
You just need to realize that it is not new... You will need to replace parts at some point. I would do a compression test on something with that many miles...

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Old 01-27-2012, 02:00 PM
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If you take care of them.... they might just outlive you! they are top dog! in diesel world

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Old 01-30-2012, 01:07 PM
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A buddy of mine has a 97 7.3 with 650k he doesn't even heasitate to take a trip to Florida in it

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Old 01-30-2012, 01:11 PM
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