hello, as the title says, I'm new here and don't know $&&$ lol. I don't currently own a powerstroke, or any diesel :frown: but I am hoping to buy one before I start college this fall. I've been around Ford my whole life, and that will never change :smile: i currently own and drive a 1995 F-150, 302, auto, rwd with 3.31 open diff rear axle, and I'm hoping to find a decently priced 94.5-2002 F-250 or F-350 7.3 4x4 in decent, not so rusted shape( hard to find in northern BC). I'm not too sure if i should post this in this thread but, I'm moving out to the country in a few weeks, and I'm needing a truck that can move a heavy load if needed, survive deer attacks, and get me into the bush to have fun or go hunting, while still being easy on the pocket of a college student. Which would be better for those, a 94.5-97 F-250/350 or a 97-02 F-250/350? Have a good night everyone, and thanks for any info and help I may need in the future!