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Old 10-13-2019, 02:07 PM   #15
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Now theres a good looking truck! Im sure someone will be along to tell you what a pile of trash our 6.0s are. Is this your first 6.0 truck?
It is my first 6.0 and first diesel. Just got back from camping weekend and it was honestly a night and day difference from towing with the f150. Was so much more comfortable towing with it.
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Old 10-13-2019, 03:39 PM   #16
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It is my first 6.0 and first diesel. Just got back from camping weekend and it was honestly a night and day difference from towing with the f150. Was so much more comfortable towing with it.
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Old 10-16-2019, 01:09 PM   #17
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I see you have load lever bars, but do not have any sway control bars? The truck does look good and there is never any over kill in a truck but the 6.0 is not good. One out 1,000 work the rest are *#+#@&*. Good Luck
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Old 10-16-2019, 01:30 PM   #18
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I see you have load lever bars, but do not have any sway control bars? The truck does look good and there is never any over kill in a truck but the 6.0 is not good. One out 1,000 work the rest are *#+#@&*. Good Luck
Now thats funny. How many have you owned/operated?
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Old 10-16-2019, 02:49 PM   #19
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Ford 6.0 diesels of that vintage have a pretty bad track record.
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Old 10-16-2019, 03:57 PM   #20
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Ford 6.0 diesels of that vintage have a pretty bad track record.
Its almost comical in my opinion. Dodges can be the biggest pile of crap going down the road and because theyve got that "big truck cummins", which is also junk, the guys on here just love them. Go on a dodge forum, those guys will cry a river about the aisin and 68rfe, which are dodges best transmissions yet, cant hold up to any more power than stock. The early 6.7s popped headgaskets too because of the tuning. Early duramaxes like overheating, breaking cranks, and you have to pull the cab to change injectors. Someone on here even recommended a 6.4 powerstroke over a 6.0. The 6.4 psd is a disaster of a motor. They dont just fail a little, like a blown headgasket.
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How many? 1987 f250 7.3 put about 280,000 +miles transmission went out 1999 f250 7.3 385,000 miles T-boned a cow at 3am 2006 f250 6.0 4,108 miles dropped 2 vales 6,312 miles computer out 6,654 dropped 1 vale sold it 2009 f250 6.0 8,000 had it the shop two times for lack power sold it to somebody I did not know. Drove a f150 and a Z71 till 2014 got a f250 6.7 175,000 has not missed a bet yet And yes I drive a lot. If the 6.0 was good why did ford stop making .
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How many? 1987 f250 7.3 put about 280,000 +miles transmission went out 1999 f250 7.3 385,000 miles T-boned a cow at 3am 2006 f250 6.0 4,108 miles dropped 2 vales 6,312 miles computer out 6,654 dropped 1 vale sold it 2009 f250 6.0 8,000 had it the shop two times for lack power sold it to somebody I did not know. Drove a f150 and a Z71 till 2014 got a f250 6.7 175,000 has not missed a bet yet And yes I drive a lot. If the 6.0 was good why did ford stop making .
Ford never made the 6.0, 7.3, or either idi motor and thats the first ive ever heard of a 6.0 dropping valves.
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Ford never made the 6.0, 7.3, or either idi motor...
Ford was "in bed" with Navistar on development of the 7.3L and 6.0L (and 6.4L). The problem was emissions. The 7.3L design could not be tweaked to provide the lower emissions demanded by the changing requirements of the Feds, so the 6.0L was developed by a team of Ford and Navistar engineers. Emissions were reduced, but at the cost of increased complexity and reduced reliability in the higher-powered Ford PowerStroke version of the engine.

The 6.4 was an attempt to tweak the 6.0 design to both meet increased emissions requirements and improve reliability. But it was not successful, so Ford divorced Navistar and developed and produced the 6.7L PowerStroke in house.

The Ford-designed and produced 6.7L PowerStoke diesel engine is not perfect, but the latest versions are reliable for typical use in a pickup.

The 6.0 and 6.4 PowerStokes can be made reliable by spending a bunch of money on them. Details are at TheDieselStop.com
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it seems to be a little high in the rear in a perfect set up the trailer height will be even i would also add anti sway bars on mine i have dual anti sway
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Old 10-20-2019, 07:43 AM   #25
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Nice truck. Weighing the truck and trailer is always the first thing to do. Setting a hitch up correctly is important. You will be much happier towing with your F350. You can never have too much truck.
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Real simple, get a truck that will control the trailer.
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Real simple, get a truck that will control the trailer.
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Are you using the L clamps that hold the arms to the bracket? I don't see them in the picture.
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