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Old 03-09-2011, 04:59 PM
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core support queestion...gas to diesel?

i have a 97 F250 ECLB. 7.3 Powerstroke. I need a core support, i wanna buy one brand new online, but i found a core support thats cheaper but it says its for an F350 with the 7.5 460...is there a difference between the 2 core supports?
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Old 03-09-2011, 06:11 PM
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A gasser core support will not work for you.. Have to find one from a diesel.
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damn will a core support from a 93 F350 IDIT work? kinda rusty tho
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the diesel ones have a raised section in the middle and the gas ones are straight across the top. i had a gas one to replace mine and discovered it wouldnt work at least it was free now it goes to scrap yard lol
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I thought the bottom was where the difference was ?
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I am going to bed now and finish watching the CAPS game but I can someone tell me what a core support is? I will read it in the morning and respond. Thanks Fellas!
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I am going to bed now and finish watching the CAPS game but I can someone tell me what a core support is? I will read it in the morning and respond. Thanks Fellas!
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sweet info.

I figured i'd have to buy a gasser to get the body I want, cause the diesels are harder to buy for decent prices.

Good to know.
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anyone know where i could get a new/used one thats not rusted to hell for a decent price? id go to the junkyard around here, but thats a joke cause they rust so bad around the mounts
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How bad is yours rusted out? Can you fix it with the help of some sheet metal and a welder? If it's not too far gone, cut the rust out, replace with good sheet metal and throw some paint on it.
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mines actaully no god due to a wreck, im just gonna buy a new one from ebay or somethin
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anyone know where i could get a new/used one thats not rusted to hell for a decent price? id go to the junkyard around here, but thats a joke cause they rust so bad around the mounts

I have ordered many!!! core supports from every vendor I could find and none of them have the support for a '95.5 to '97 ford powerstroke. even though they will "guarantee" it is :the right one" from what I have found ford only sold the dies for the support up to '95.5! so no one can even stamp them.
car-part.com is your friend. search the south west. ensure it is not cracked as most of the trucks out here have a LOT of miles and they crack. easy enough to fix (inner and outer braces edge welded and rosette welded)
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Have been in search of one myself. Partstrain and LMC list ones for diesels but not for a/c???
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