Yes Review Date: 16th June, 2003. If you're looking at buying one of these, have a few dollars stored away for potential sensor issues, or make sure you have access to some parts trucks. Seems like a solid performer. They are in far worse shape. Yes, I took in account the diesel bubbles and I can do math. I've never heard of 27, I do have a cold air intake, superchip, and exhaust. There were never any problems with internal engine parts, nor any of the driveline.
I believe that the 1997-2004 models were some of the worst. The underside was also regularly oil sprayed. Runs very rough with no power. It was a ranch pickup. The overall result in this system is a denser air intake charge that ramps up the horsepower and boosts up the torque. This Polyethylene compound delivers similar thermal attributes as do metal tubes, and as such, they act in perfect harmony with the heat shield to reduce the overall temperature to a minimum. Faults: The power steering pump cracked at approximately 100000 miles and had to be replaced.
Dealer had trouble supplying correct parts; it usually took 3 tries and at least one week wait. The fuel economy has been good for its size as well. Performance This Spectre air intake system is specifically designed to improve overall performance on any Power Stroke application that is younger than Dec 7, 1998. Faults: Driver seat has wear. Model year 1997 Year of manufacture 1997 First year of ownership 2000 Most recent year of ownership 2012 Engine and transmission 460 cu. I may have a few bad things to say about it, but I still think it's awesome.
The heat shield is a bespoke component designed specifically for the Ford Super Duty engine bay. General Comments: First off let me say I am a Ford man and will remain one, but I want to caution anyone thinking about purchasing a heavy duty truck: If you do not absolutely positively need a heavy duty truck, then get a standard duty because the heavy duties cost 3x as much to repair on any given repair, and they break just as often as a standard duty truck. I bought it and drove it everywhere for a few months. Rides like a heavy duty truck. I got the 2wd extended cab short bed. Runs very rough with no power. This Polyethylene compound delivers similar thermal attributes as do metal tubes, and as such, they act in perfect harmony with the heat shield to reduce the overall temperature to a minimum.
This truck was about as good as you could expect a truck to be a pulling heavy loads, and its gas mileage while not great unloaded 13. Ford succumbed to government regulations and new emissions standards and created the 6. Rides like a heavy duty truck. I believe that the 1997-2004 models were some of the worst. Engine performance and gas mileage were quite poor.
The only way to get it to run right again is to turn it off and turn it on again. Numerous tubes and brackets under the hood corroded away. And if you want to find out how to push those numbers higher, check out our article on specs. General Comments: If you want a tough truck with more power than you'll ever use, this is it. Yes Review Date: 1st March, 2009. Door locks stopped working, hood latch failed.
Performance The Motorcraft severe-duty air induction kit is designed for heavy-duty wear. The paint looks new and everyone compliments me on how clean it looks, especially with the mud tires. The overall design is a simple easy to install kit, it delivers constant performance and is manufactured from thermal resistant plastics with high-quality replaceable filters. As such, its no wonder that Ford has authorized these kits as the only extended life filter kits approved for use on Power Stroke engines. Model year 1997 Year of manufacture 1997 First year of ownership 2011 Most recent year of ownership 2011 Engine and transmission 7. Aside from that, it stinks that you have a sensor issue with the truck. The fuel economy has been good for its size as well.
I have averaged as high as 18. If you're looking at buying one of these, have a few dollars stored away for potential sensor issues, or make sure you have access to some parts trucks. Clutch once but slave failed twice. Today, that unit of measure is used to define how powerful an engine is. Until that date, around 2 million 7. The truck performs like a real trooper.
This engine was phased out in 2003 since it was not capable of meeting the stringent new emission requirements. Yes Review Date: 1st March, 2009. Check engine light comes on when there is back pressure or when I start coming to a stop. Door locks stopped working, hood latch failed. No Review Date: 8th January, 2013 If I remember correctly, there was no 460 cid V8 available for 1997, as the whole line was restyled that year in a more modern fashion.