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Life changes every day! I made an offer on a little toy that if it works out I may not move forward with the new lift or the shocks. Will need to occasional tow this 38 foot 8500lbs dry weight plus three axle trailer about 2000lbs not to mention water and 200 gallons of gas. I don't think anything over my 5inch lift would be wise just my .02... Will keep you kids posted...
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You guys are silly, the only way a 7.3 can break into the 13's is if a free breathing, deep geared 6.8 is pulling it.
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I love the 7.3, just couldn't find a flawless one when I was in the market.

You couldn't find a flawless one, so you're saying the 7.3s are junk. Hmm, I can read between the line.



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Now, I've heard that the 7.3's will do high 13's in the quarter! My only question is, is that being pulled by a bullet proofed modified 6.0 or pushed by one?
You can either push or pull the 7.3 to do 13's in the quarter, but the 7.3 will return the favor when the 6.0 blow head gasket on the way home.

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You guys are silly, the only way a 7.3 can break into the 13's is if a free breathing, deep geared 6.8 is pulling it.
I would like to make a few passes with mine, just to know....(I know it's nowhere near those kind of times!)
This is a diesel debate, 6.8 need not apply.

With a couple of spark plugs lodged in the hood, I would imagine it free breathing. And how else would a gas guzzling 6.8 get the power to tow the extra fuel tank if it isn't deep geared.
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This is a diesel debate, 6.8 need not apply.

Oh? I thought that the debate was about speed and acceleration. It's only natural that the non-diesel subject matter experts get involved.
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You can either push or pull the 7.3 to do 13's in the quarter, but the 7.3 will return the favor when the 6.0 blow head gasket on the way home.
Don't get all huffy, it's not your fault you can't keep up with a Prius. (It's ok we all know).
I'll take my chances, feeling pretty good about my bullet proofing.
Oh on another note Comcast is looking for a 7.3 truck to film there new internet commercial "the slowsky's go for a drive". I'll put in a good word for ya.
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Don't get all huffy, it's not your fault you can't keep up with a Prius. (It's ok we all know).
I'll take my chances, feeling pretty good about my bullet proofing.
Oh on another note Comcast is looking for a 7.3 truck to film there new internet commercial "the slowsky's go for a drive". I'll put in a good word for ya.

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