Originally Posted by KTM
I have a buddy with a 01 2500 with a 6.0 that has been abused waaaayyyyy more then the average diesel. Guy is 31 years old and drives like he's 16. even when he's pulling his dump trailer and plowing. 185k miles and motors never been touched. 2 transmissions and 1 rear end. Truck is lifted too. Best thing is when it goes you get a new motor for 3000 or less.
Used motors are $600 because no one needs them. Try and buy a 5.4 and see what it costs.