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Old 01-04-2014, 12:32 PM
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My First e350 6.0! Need a good shop in PDX area

Hey Guys,

I just took delivery of a 2006 E350 6.0 EB 4x4 and I need to change the oil and egr coolers and get a good check up to make sure she is good to go.

Any recommendations for an affordable quality diesel shop in the Hood River/Portland Area?

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Old 01-07-2014, 01:36 AM
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I do not have a good answer for affordable , except the company I work for when other shops can't figure problems out the trucks get towed to North-side Ford in Portland.
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Good afternoon Hoodzy.

6.0 Powerstroke... I affectionately refer to these as the six leaker.

I have heard good things about this shop.

Orval Long Truck Repair - Oregon City, OR

They are in the Redland area near Oregon City and specialize in Ford Powerstroke engines. A co-worker of mine has had work done on his 7.3 by these guys and has told me several times that he would not hesitate to take his rig back.

Thankfully, I haven't had any major work that has needed to be done on my 7.3, except ball joints. I had a friend of a friend who works for a truck shop do the work in his off time at his house.

Northside Ford is the "go to" dealership when it comes to Ford Trucks. I have been there to get parts several times when the local dealers didn't have them in stock.

Have you posed this question in the 6.0 forum?

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Need a good hobby/mechanic in Portland to help with the little things I don't have time for.

Anyone?
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Old 02-21-2014, 11:34 PM
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Hey Redfrdige,

I brought my van to Vision Diesel in Aurora. It is about 15 mins south of PDX on I5. I highly recommend them. They have a new shop and are very knowledgable with all makes especially the 6.0. Tell them Taylor sent you.
I had them do an entire bulletproof and they had it done in under 3 days.

Great guys also!
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Thanks my friend. Great info to have on standby.
Really appreciate it.
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