Tex must like to watch fights!!! Seriously, there are good and not so good things about both engines. If you do some searching on this website, you will find plenty of information on both, the 6.0 and the 7.3. The new 6.4 has some reviews as well. There is a year or two on the 6.0 that some say you should avoid. I own a couple 7.3's and I like them. I have friends with the 6.0's and they are good too. Do some research and then make up your mind. In my opinion, you won't go wrong with either one.
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My vote would be go back befor the time of the powerstrokes to the IDI's they run for ever and parts are dirt cheap. Of coures there aren't as many options for performance so not the bast choice if you want to race it. If we gotta stay stroke I'd go with the 7.3 just seen too many of the problems with the earily 6.0s and even more with the IH version vt365s.
94 F350 Crew Cab Long bed 4X4 6.9L with turbo AKA The Land Yacht. E4OD, 4.10 posi. Getting further from stock with 35 inch BFG alterains on 16 inch micky's, straight pipe, Triple A-piller pod with pyro, boost, modifyed oil presure gauge,Vote for my truck here http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/97...round-8-a.html
I would have to say the 7.3 PSD. I had zero engine problems with my 99 7.3I would like to say the the 6.4 PSD is a close runner up but with only 13,000 miles on mine and no with any real miles the jury is still out on that one. I am not a fan on the 6.0's we had problems with our fleet trucks that had that engine.
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08 F350 CC FX4, 6.4 PSD,PMF 4.5" LIFT WITH TRACTION BARS,4.30 REAR,NAV,DASH DAQ,VOLANT INTAKE,SPEARCO INTERCOOLER,STAGE III WATER/METH,67 GAL TITAN TANK,EGR DELETE,ARP HEAD STUDS,72MM LP BILLET TURBO,RCD CONVERTER,FS-2500 BYPASS FILTER, AIR DOG II FUEL PUMP,CUSTOM CCV,MAG-HYTEC TRANS PAN AND DIFF COVER, CUSTOM HD TRANS COOLER, SEIC MOD,AMP STEPS
i would say an old 6.9 or 7.3. if you have to have a powerstroke go with the 7.3 we have on of each from 6.9-6.0 and weve had no problems out of none of them till the day dad bought an 03 6.0 the rings went out of the oil pump.
2001 Supercab Shortbed, 7.3 Psd, ZF6, TS 6 Position chip, 6637, 38R , Bellowed up-pipes, 4" Turbo back to stacks, Hutch/Harpoon mod, HPX, AIH delete, Foil delete, Coolant bypass filter, Transmission filter, 03 turn Signal/Heated mirrors, Lots of extra lights
'94 F-250 XLT exc long bed dually conversion, badge delete, flat black paint. 4" BDS lift, Dana 60 front axle, 6637 intake, edge evo, 3" dp to 4" strait pipe to twin 5" stacks, bully dog gauges, FPR shim, 160/80 injectors, D66 turbo, south bend OFE clutch, custom ladder bars and front bumper. '95 F350 cc XLT 4X4 5spd cnvs
Both my 7.3s are great....It's the trucks around them that are falling apart LOL. Seriously the front end on these superdutys is junk. And whose idea was $350 wheel bearings? I love engineers. They design things that you have to be an engineer to pay for.
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2001 F150 "Black Pearl"
1996 F350 "Red Sled"
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