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7.3 or 6.0

I'm looking at two different trucks to buy. One is a 99 350 single axle stock with 140xxx miles. The other is an 03 6.0 with 105xxx miles with exaust chip already both are around the same price. Any advice on which one to get? It would not be a problem if I haven't herd so many bad things about the 6.0.
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Re: 7.3 or 6.0

If you ever want to make decent power without haveing to refinance you're house go with tje 6.0. However make sure you inspect it very well do as much research on it as.possible, of you may have to refinace you're house to keep it on the road.

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Re: 7.3 or 6.0

i would go with the 7.3 based on the info you gave above it is stock....(wich means they probly didnt use it to hotrod around in..... for under a grand you should be able to put guages and a 6 pos chip on it with custom tunes and be over 300rwhp wich should be plenty i would think....unless you trying to make a race truck out of it.

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Re: 7.3 or 6.0

I'm selling my hemi and just equal speed or power it had
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Re: 7.3 or 6.0

7.3 with out a thought....I would never buy a 6.0..
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Re: 7.3 or 6.0

Why would you never buy one? Your not the first person to tell
me that
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Skip both if budget allows and get a 6.4

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Re: 7.3 or 6.0

That's going to atleast 20 grand I don't have that much haha
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Re: 7.3 or 6.0

I'd go with the 7.3, especially if you're not lookin into building the motor too much and lookin for a shizzton of power, the reliability of the 7.3 is way up there, however if you've got the funds to build a 6.0 and know what to do with it, then go with the newer of the trucks. Either way you'll be happy IMO


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Re: 7.3 or 6.0

Is it going to cost more to get 400+ HP in the 7.3 or build up the 6.0?
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