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Old 10-26-2012, 01:20 AM
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I'm planning on putting a raptor 100 on it when I get it and doing all the fluid changes.
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:11 AM
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Sorry it took so long to get some more pics up but I finally picked it up a couple weeks ago! Here are some pics of it after we got it cleaned up and then with the tow mirrors and the bed repainted.
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:15 AM
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And another of the truck outside
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2007 Grasshopper 428D 61" deck w/bagger
2003 Grasshopper 928D 61" deck
2009 Toro Grandstand 48" deck, 19hp Kawi w/bagger
Stihl FS100RX Weedeaters
Stihl FC95 Edger
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Stihl Polesaw
Stihl BR380 and BR600 BackPack Blowers
Echo Hedgetrimmer
20' Dual Axle Trailer w/2' dove tail and 4' gate
12' Single Axle Trailer w/2' dove tail and 2' gate
99 Ram 1 ton Cummins flatbed
06 Ram QD 3/4 ton Cummins
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:55 PM
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Check if its a 53 block, google that. If it is, theres a spot that might crack and leak coolant. If its made it 240k w/o cracking its probably good even if its a 53 block.

Looks like a great deal. I'd put in a fuel pressure gauge or warning light. Even with proper fuel pressure, i needed a new VP44 injection pump at 52,000 miles on my 2002 ram and it had a FASS. I decided to sell it for a (much cheaper) 12 valve and not worry about when/if a 1k part will go out. I was very unlucky, and many have gotten 200k miles on a single VP44. Transmission can go a long time at stock power. You can get some cheap Bosch RV275 injectors to replace the worn stock parts and gain MPG+power.

The good thing is he rebuilt that front end. Those can be a few thousand to overhaul if you don't do the work. If he changed the oil more often than every 15,000 or 1 year that cummins will run forever. You may have to feed it front end parts and a VP44 now and then.
You aren't kidding about the block I have one that's cracked bought it that way didn't even know. Bastards hid the crack with some epoxy and then painted it started smelling antifreeze 2 weeks latter. The block cracks on the passenger side where it starts angling back towards the center. Mine cracked 14 inches I still use the truck but you always need to keep an eye on the coolant. Tried stitch welding and it failed 2 years later and those stop leak products only last a few months then clog up other things. The blocks with the defect are Brazilian made the good ones are Mexican. The problem is for every 1 that was made in Mexico 8 were made in Brazil. The 99s are effected and I believe I read the defect went all the way to 2002
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:25 PM
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I had the block checked out and its good!
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:31 PM
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Good cause it kills the resale mine has half the miles you got and I will probably be letting her go for just 6500.
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Old 12-19-2012, 02:30 PM
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Get the raptor 100 and the draw straw v
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Old 12-19-2012, 03:19 PM
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grassmaster where did you get your tow mirrors and if you dont mind how much did they run? I have been looking for ones similar to those but i cant find any at a reasonable price.
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Old 12-19-2012, 04:21 PM
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is the dog included?
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:54 PM
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grassmaster where did you get your tow mirrors and if you dont mind how much did they run? I have been looking for ones similar to those but i cant find any at a reasonable price.
I actually got them off ebay. Just make sure your get the support brackets with them otherwise you won't be able to see they will rattle so much. They are around $200 for the set and $15 for support brackets, or you can get some as a package with both mirrors and brackets. They look just like my oem mirrors on my 2500.
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2009 Grasshopper 322D 61" deck w/bagger
2007 Grasshopper 428D 61" deck w/bagger
2003 Grasshopper 928D 61" deck
2009 Toro Grandstand 48" deck, 19hp Kawi w/bagger
Stihl FS100RX Weedeaters
Stihl FC95 Edger
Stihl Kombi Edger/Saw
Stihl Polesaw
Stihl BR380 and BR600 BackPack Blowers
Echo Hedgetrimmer
20' Dual Axle Trailer w/2' dove tail and 4' gate
12' Single Axle Trailer w/2' dove tail and 2' gate
99 Ram 1 ton Cummins flatbed
06 Ram QD 3/4 ton Cummins
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