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hello everyone im sure you have heard this line a million times but im looking into purchasing my first powerstroke its a 96 7.3 L extended cab short bed with 235,000 seems to be in good running order it is a 5 speed any tips what to looks for or questions to ask seller would be appreciated thanks
 

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With the enigine running you could check for excessive blowby with the oil cap filpped upside down on top of the oil filler neck. If it gets blown of by the steam coming out, you have excessive blowby, if it just sits there or rattles off thats good a good sign.
 

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That's a good looking truck. Be sure to post pictures if you get it!
 

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thanks will do ya i will def be looking for blow by is the 96 a good year for the powerstroke?
the asking price is 6300 is that fair with 235000 miles? if everything checks out
 
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