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Old 01-09-2014, 11:10 PM
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7.3 is the only ford I would ever own. A buddy of mine had to have 2 engines and 3 transmissions replaced in his 6.4. Not saying they are as bad as the 6.0, but I'm not taking those chances with my money since I haven't heard enough good about the 6.4
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:10 AM
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So the Ford 6.0 is diesel?
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:19 AM
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Shoot I'd take the 7.3 over the 6.4 and a 6.0 over it to....
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:47 AM
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I'd take a 6.4 over a 7.3. I'd buy a 6.0 before even considering a 7.3
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Old 01-13-2014, 10:01 AM
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I'd take a 6.4 over a 7.3. I'd buy a 6.0 before even considering a 7.3
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I agree with you the 6.4 is a good motor. The problem was with 6.0 is people throwing programmers on and running high horse power and touqure. Classing the head gasket blow out. The 7.3 were good motor for there time.
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Old 01-13-2014, 10:06 AM
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I agree with you the 6.4 is a good motor. The problem was with 6.0 is people throwing programmers on and running high horse power and touqure. Classing the head gasket blow out. The 7.3 were good motor for there time.
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Yup. For their time. Not today. Lol

The newest one is 10 years old. They're loud,under powered, and have just as many problems as anything else
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Old 01-13-2014, 10:29 AM
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The big difference is 7.3 problems are a few hundred each fix and some people can fix them themselves , the cheapest fix on the 6.0 and 6.4 are a grand each and are not weekend mechanic friendly .
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Old 01-13-2014, 10:35 AM
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Not entirely true. 7.3 oil pans? Lol. All the gaskets that leak etc.
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Old 01-13-2014, 10:44 AM
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An oil pan job on a 7.3 with 4x4 is a cab off job. It was 1900 2 years ago. Also we had injectors sleeve crack. Everything on my 7.3 has been expensive.
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Old 01-13-2014, 08:24 PM
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So the Ford 6.0 is diesel?
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Yes 03-08 Only diesel option in a superduty (f-250-f-550) was the 6.0
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