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Old 10-07-2014, 01:13 AM
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gday.just brought a 02 xllt 4x4 f250....always been a landcruiser man but love this truck(so far)..hope to get some info along the way from you blokes that have owned them for a while..cheers.
 
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Old 10-07-2014, 04:06 AM
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Welcome to the forum digga, there plenty to read and learn here old mate , good luck with the new truck.
 
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Old 10-07-2014, 07:11 AM
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g'day digga.
You have come to the right place.
 
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Welcome!

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thanks for the replies gents,...02 4x4 xlt 7.3 136000 ks pretty stock and very clean truck.Like most of us want to do a few things to it,sort the suspension out a little,lift the front ,new shocks all round air bags in the rear(l tow a bit for work),wheels and tires...not over board maybe 285's.not over impressed with the tjm bar...sits very close to front of truck,truck came with a chip,,,'superchipmax microtuner'...read the instructions.....very confusing..cheers
 
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Nice truck digga , is that the superships 1705 programmer you have , i did have one of those as well and found that it was a bit hard on the tranny when towing now have the DP-Tuner .
Just ask the questions about your programmer here and someone would be able to help you with it.
 
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Old 10-08-2014, 12:07 PM
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Truck looks to be in very nice condition

Simon here listed a good number of modifications you may want to consider (engine focused).
https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1...r-of-mods.html

If/when you get to doing things to your truck, let us know, chances are someone here might have experience with it. In terms of getting parts, Clay - one of the sponsors here, with Riffraff, is really helpful, and much cheaper than the local options.
 
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Old 10-08-2014, 11:31 PM
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Ahhh good a virgin . Welcome digga thats one neat truck.
 
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Welcome digga,
Don't be shy to ask anything
Nice clean truck


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thanks fellas...some very interesting reading on here...yes was lucky to find a clean low k truck...guess my first ?? is tyre size...not going to go over board but diff want to fill the guards a bit more...and l guess 16x8 wheels...
 
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Not sure where you are in the country, but most states only allow 50mm/2" larger tyres without being engineered. Of course you can go larger than that if you aren't concerned with that.

You can fit 285/75R16's on the stock rims and fit within those laws. I prefer the stock rims as with their offset, the balljoints on these trucks last longer. If you want to go any wider than 285's you should fit wider rims.
 
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Hi Digga - welcome to the club. Beaut looking truck you've acquired there!

You can pick up BFG 285/75 16's from Costco - around $1100 fitted & balanced for a set of 4 - I bought mine there late last year. So far I'm very pleased with them. The truck doen't handle as well as well I had 305/55 20's on it, but at least I'm not chopping out ball-joints every 12 months with tyres closer to the stock size.
 
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Now that is a sweet ride!
 
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Bit of advice

gday fellas,have put 10'ks on the ute and very happy with it,,,,,just after a bit of advice...looking at putting a bigger tranny sump,and like the arb diff covers,,,any advice and were they are available in Vic...?? also a thinking of putting a front steering dampener on,,,,,cheers!!!!
 

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