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Old 01-21-2015, 06:44 AM
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Bought a super duty 2.0

I sold my truck a month or so ago, regret it a bit but made a little money so all good. Been looking around since for a truck to tidy up a bit and make a little money. So a mate got this cheap and I bought it off him





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Old 01-21-2015, 06:48 AM
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It's factory 4.2 turbo diesel. Slow as chit. Actually not to bad on power, and great economy too. Drives well, is ex fisherman truck so bed is stuffed, has a little surface rust and ugly front bar! I have everything to tidy up and a little fresh paint be good to go. Not going to go crazy with power mods like last time as this is strictly a money maker! Wish me luck!
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Old 01-21-2015, 07:20 AM
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I would love to have a motor like that available here. I hear continually how "the American public doesn't want diesels" but I know quite a few that would be happy to have that kind of thing available here. If it weren't the case, why is it that the 4BT swaps are so common? Darn things are hard to get ahold of and pricey when you do, as they aren't overly plentiful either.
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Old 01-21-2015, 07:28 AM
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The 4.2s are bringin around 6k here, just the engine. It's rediculous. A lot of our trucks had them, and we are the only country in the world to get them so aftermarket parts are non existent!! I'd like a 5.9 but they aren't common here so spares are rare here too
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Old 01-21-2015, 07:35 AM
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Kind of like the Brazilian 6.6... Good motor, hard to find parts.
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Wow. Nice looking truck!
I would love to have that!
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nice looking truck ! look at all that room in the engine bay !
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im surprised at the dually marker lights on the front fender... looks like a rectangle trailer one on behind the back door therE??
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Andy did you guy's not get the Brazilian built rhd superduty trucks there? - all the ones sold through the ford dealer network here came with 7.3 - never seen one of those 6 cyl trucks out here apart from home built conversions.
If you need any parts for the 4.2 hit me up and i'll sort some out for you as we got a heap of them here from jap import safari/patrols - they are getting to an age where rust is starting to knock them off the road.
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Old 01-21-2015, 02:18 PM
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Looks like a nice truck! Did the empty beer bottle come with it?
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