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I agree on some points, but a lot of times people talk of the old 7.3’s and 5.9’s like they’re perfect, indestructible beasts, and they just aren’t. Beef steak meat These are usually working trucks, so with age comes a decent amount of abuse. Best meat for steak There’s more to the truck than the engine. Meat and steak The engine may have been ticking for 400k, but you’ve been through three front ends (and all the tires eaten up because of those front end issues), a couple of transmissions, five window motors, the whole truck rattles, the paint is faded, the seat is broken down, etc, etc, etc.

You’ve got to factor in all of those things in the cost/benefit calculation, not just the selling price.

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The diesel argument is where I’ve been leaning personally towards a v10 gasser. Different types of steak meat Easier to work on, parts are way cheaper, can still pull a house, but just doesn’t get the same mileage the diesel gets. What is steak meat However, I can buy a shit load of gas with the money saved on initial purchase and repairs.


How to make steak meat A single injector repair (replacement) will cost me the same amount as it would to replace the whole damn motor on a v10.

Kindve all depends on what you’re towing and how often to make things worth it.

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I’m sure there’s a compiled list out there already, but there seems to be certain “must have” mods for each engine. What is the best meat for steak With the 6.0 it’s EGR delete and head studs. What is the best meat for steak fajitas With the Duramax, I think you almost have to put an auxiliary fuel pump on them – I know almost all of our issues were related to not getting enough fuel to the engine.

I would not say that either the GM or Ford options are typically expected to last nearly forever – not even close. What cut of meat is new york steak The allison is the best of the autos. What kind of meat is in a philly cheese steak However, people mistakenly assume that because it has the name “Allison”, it’s a “medium duty” tranny. What kind of meat is a philly cheese steak It isn’t. What kind of meat is in philly cheese steak It’s still light duty – it’s just the strongest of the light duty trannies.

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Click to expand…The 7.3 uses the same high-pressure oil system that the 6.0 uses. What to make with thin steak meat Like I said before the 7.3 and 6.0 are based on the same architecture. Meals to make with steak meat Yes, you have to be more cognizant of the oil changes but again the 7.3 and 6.0 use the same High Pressure Oil Pump (HPOP) to power the injectors. Meals with cube steak Both motors use a HEUI system meaning there is no injector pump and each injector controls it’s own injection.

If the OP found two similar 6.0 and 5.9 with similar mileage, options and price I would say get the 5.9 but knowing that those 5.9s left are asking a big premium over the other options he needs to decide if the extra price is worth it. Cube steak crock pot meals I see 5.9s asking 5-$10K over a similar equipped 6.0 and to me that isn’t worth it, especially if the 6.0 already has the bulletproof work done to it.

’03 5.9 is a unique and delicate flower. Meatloaf recipe with a1 steak sauce Mine made 337k before a leaking turbo oil line caused a low oil condition which put one of those massive connecting rods through the block.

The 04.5 (door date after 12/03) is a completely different animal (the “600” motor). Meals to make with cube steak It has EGR and cat converters. Meat for steak tacos Nothing on the fuel system sans the CP3 is the same as the ’03 555ft/lb motor, so injectors are more expensive and harder to source for the ’03.

Mine made 218k before a broken injector tip made me replace an injector, went another 65k on the rest before replacing them. Meat for steak kabobs Also have lost 3 lift pumps, I have the Bosch firewall mounted pump, not the in-tank or an AirDog. Meat for steak and cheese Lost the first pump right after the ULSD requirements came out, so I blame the fucking tree huggers.

Unlike my arch-nemesis, I prefer the NV to the G56. Meat for steak fajitas The ’05 I’m getting to replace my dearly departed ’03 has the G56, and as soon as I change the clutch on that thing I’ll be putting my NV in its place.

As a man religiously opposed to slushboxes, I won’t even entertain the Allison vs Getrag vs whoever the fuck else is slapping those things together.

If the OP found two similar 6.0 and 5.9 with similar mileage, options and price I would say get the 5.9 but knowing that those 5.9s left are asking a big premium over the other options he needs to decide if the extra price is worth it. Best meat for steak tips I see 5.9s asking 5-$10K over a similar equipped 6.0 and to me that isn’t worth it, especially if the 6.0 already has the bulletproof work done to it.

Click to expand…That’s the case I’ve seen all over. Cut of meat for steak tips The 5.9 may be perceived as the be all end all, but at what price? Depending on what the OP really wants/needs from the truck the 6.0 or one of the GMs will more than suffice for many years and save thousands.

Towing heaving every single day, 5.9. Beef steak meals Weekend warrior to the racetrack and lake, any of them would suffice.

My current truck is getting pretty worn out, thinking about replacing it with a late 90’s-early 2000s diesel. Beef steak meaning Most likely a 7.3 Ford, maybe a bulletproofed 6.0. Beef steak medium Also somewhat considering the same MY Dodge, but the transmission and rust issues have me a little gun shy there. Best steak meat in the world I’m new to diesels, but from what I understand the 7.3 is pretty much trouble free. The best steak meat I’m looking to stay under 20k, I dont drive a lot and don’t need something super new and nice. Best steak meat to buy I don’t really ‘need’ a diesel, but I have had a use for one in the past, and I’m looking to get a ‘do-it-all’ truck that I can hang on to for 5-10 years.

Click to expand…I looked at all this trucks recently, took me 3 months to find what I wanted. What is the best steak meat At first I was thinking 7.3 but finding nice one was hard and they wanted to much for them.

I decided to go duramax, finaly found 07 LBZ in great condition with 115k miles. What is the best cut of meat for steak I could not be happier.

In 2009 I bought my ’04 Dodge 4 door 4WD 5.9 NV5600 spd manual – for $10k. What is steak made of It had zero rust, the interior was very nice.

Head gasket (last year – also replaced studs with ARP screw in)

*Ball Joints (that was a fiasco, but I did it right away in 2009- hint – DONT use Moog)

Pilot bearing and input shaft (pilot bearing went bad, scored the input shaft)

*Anything with an asterisk is IMHO something that is a normal wear item.

Truck now has 270k miles on it. What is the best steak marinade Also did the normal brake stuff – but very very normal.

Now its going to need some bodywork and reupholstery of drivers seat. What is a good steak marinade Obviously some more stuff will go wrong. What is the best cut of meat for swiss steak I have used it to pull big trailers all the way from CT to FL – from the Atlantic Ocean over to WI. Best cut of meat for swiss steak Pretty much the entire eastern half of the US.

Yeah, I pretty much stole the truck. What is a good marinade for skirt steak I saw the ad come up (it was in FL), contacted the seller and bought it that very day. Good steak marinade I don’t care how much I end up putting in it at this point. Good steak marinade recipes I’ll always be ahead of the game.

I will tow only occasionally, most likely a car trailer or a utility trailer. What is a good steak marinade recipe I don’t need a diesel. What is a good marinade for sirloin steak I’d just really like to own one as a daily driver for a while, a lot of my buddies have moved into diesels and the driving experience with all that torque is just really nice. Best steak marinade ever I still don’t know if this is what I’ll end up doing, but I’m really leaning that way.

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