The factory intercooler has been retained from the donor truck. My advice: leave it parked. It peels off a little white strip on the tenths of mile on the odometer. Check oil level as a first step and top up to full if needed. It runs and sounds like a beast! Maybe I'm expecting too much, but it's like driving a big truck and slows down on uphill grades.
There is only a little bit of surface rust on the passenger side near the bottom rear of the wheel well, and it's not from typical rusting from the inside, it's from dirt and grime being pinched between the fender flare and the outside surface of the body. The only other caveat I would offer is for sticking to the road under slippery conditions. Tow your horse trailer, race car, or drive it to the truck shows. It's pretty quiet and has very comfortable seats. The temperature dash gauge went out and it was an easy fix. Its not good on a truck to do a lot of sitting. Seals failed, apparently due to the vehicle not being run often enough to keep them lubricated.
Other than that, no problems. If you never had a diesel before this is the one to learn on if you work on your own stuff. I can get 25 miles per gallon if I shift at a lower rpm, and keep my foot out of the floor. As for general maneuverability, I was surprised as to how nimble it really is. We even stock upgraded single turbo systems as well as extreme compound twin turbo kits for performance that has the best of both worlds so that you can make the most power on or off the track! The injector pump needs replaced about every 60-70k miles now but its really simple.
It has seats from a centurion conversion. The 'fusible link' from a distance looks like any other wire but on close exam it is rubbery and some what stretchy as well. They are in excellent shape with no rips, and only a little wear on the drivers side. This is a rare truck! This practice creates a serious fire hazard and causes engine performance problems. The truck has fender flares, but the original metal underneath has not been cut and is not rusty! No matter where you go, and what you do with this truck, it sure is a head turner. Model year 1991 Year of manufacture 1991 First year of ownership 2005 Most recent year of ownership 2005 Engine and transmission 7. Anyone else want to comment on this? In most of the photos, I've taken the rear fender flares off to show the original rust free bed sides.
Yes Review Date: 4th December, 2017 Faults: Fuel pump solenoid went out fairly early--maybe 50,000 miles. General Comments: In spite of its size, this truck is fun to drive and definitely sticks to dry pavement. Banks Power Sidewinder Turbo System 1983-1993 Ford 6. The left turn signal has to be held down to make it function. I have the sending unit which will be included. It seats 6 with a foldable console in the front center seat, and a huge storage bin under that center seat.
This F350 Was fully customized upon purchase back in 1994, from paint, interior, fairing, running boards, and much more. Not sure how to determine the percentage of city vs highway. If that's removed, it will lay all the way down. Otherwise I wouldn't be scared of it at that price. It originally had a 7. And in the worst cases, pushing your turbo too hard can cause catastrophic failure of the bearings or compressor wheel sending metal hurtling into your engine. Do not add gasoline, gasohol or alcohol to diesel fuel.
The drivers door hasa little play in the hinges. This truck is not perfect, but is in very good condition. Lots of power when unloaded, like a giant sports car. It's a four door house on wheels! Banks wastegated Sidewinder turbo unleashes gains up to +82 hp and +143 lb-ft torque. The rear end is geared 4. The body is about as nice as you will ever see on a brick nose, and the chassis is equallysolid with no rust. It has some nicks here and there, but overall still shines like new.
Not even modern turbo diesel Ford trucks can manage the claimed mileage you indicate. Model year 1991 Year of manufacture 1991 First year of ownership 1994 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 7. It came on even when no one was in the vehicle, causing the battery to run down. Model year 1991 Year of manufacture 1990 First year of ownership 1991 Most recent year of ownership 2017 Engine and transmission 7. I'm glad I purchased it back in 1991. You can tell by looking at the odometer if it has rolled.
We had to drop the fuel tank to fix it. It has pillar gauges for exhaust temp, turbo boost pressure, and fuel level. I use it to pull my Fifth Wheel and it has never let me down. When was the fuel filter last replaced? Try and find an obvious 'burn' area and or a total split in the line. I'm disappointed in the F-350's performance pulling a heavy trailer. The seat fabric matches the original fabric, and these seats are some of the plushest you will ever find.
I had driven a 4 door Mercedes before this, and the only thing I notice differently is the turning radius. The entire length of it is just under 20', and the dual rear wheels make for a wide stance. Again, no rust, just rub marks. The front fuel tank gauge went out. Posted via Mobile Device There isn't that much of a difference in acceleration between the trucks until you get on the highway about 65mph. After you have this air out it usually startes in one or two tries.