2003 Ford F-350 Ratings
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2003 Ford F-350 - Lariat 4x4 SD Super Cab Long Box Dual Rear Wheel
Pros: The 6.0 Powerstroke Turbo Diesle
Cons: The glove box room was a little small.
Advice: Trucks don't get tougher than this. If u need a heavy duty truck, this is what u wantI have the 6.0 diesle, which provides plenty of power and a good ride. I'm an Ironworker and this is a great truck to have for heavy duty jobs. I put a superchip in it and now this truck is fast as hell, this truck takes off faster than my 1994 5.0 Mustang GT.
2003 Ford F-350 - Lariat 4x4 SD Crew Cab Short Box Dual Rear Wheel
Pros: Combination of 6.0 litre diesel and 5 speed automatic
Cons: Nothing at this point
Advice: A great pulling truck that is well worth the lookWe presently have 44,000 km on vehicle; warranty work has included replacing rear main seal on engine and intercooler feed from the turbo charger (this tubing was upgraded by Ford). Vehicle has 1 recall on the grounding connection from the battery to the engine and 1 upgrade to the engines computer. Warranty work has been a pleasant experience with prompt attention and excellent workmanship at our local dealer in High River, Alberta. Trucks powertrain continues to impress us as we use the truck to pull a 38 foot 5th wheel. The 6 litre diesel is strong from the word go. Fuel mileage pulling the trailer is approximately 11 mpg while empty mileage is around 18 mpg. The 5 speed automatic with tow/haul mode is impressive saving brakes on downhill grades and providing smooth, effortless shifts under all pulling conditions. Truck is equipped with a trailer towing package; including oversize stabilizers and rear axle air suspension. Stability is excellent and is considered better than with our previous dually truck. Fit and finish of the truck is very good. Cabin access is great and the Lariat package provides 'carlike' comfort. Rear seat room legroom is excellent. We look forward to years of enjoyable use. This one has my previous Dodge dually beat so far; 'time will tell'.
2003 Ford F-350 - XL 4x4 SD Regular Cab
Pros: everything but the power train see test drive
Cons: having serious engine problems @ 13,400 miles
Advice: buy a Dodge13,400 miles, 6 months, purchased 7/03 new, Feb. 2004 idle begins to get rough, then begins to handle poorly, dealer preforms 'tech search', drains HFCM, re-loads PCM, does 15,000 mile warranty service, problems continue, begin to smell extreme fuel fumes in cab, locate source, mech failed to replace oil filler cap, fume coming from crank case, return to dealer, #7 injector failed, fuel in is now in oil, deal wlllingly going to replace oil, and injector, cannot commit to any engine damage, however the 6.0 V8 has had note injector leaking issues, engine seizing, and Ford is aware. So if you begin to loose idle, and the engine becomes rough at stops, something like a mini-harley experience, and the truck begi9ns to run as if you are onrumble strips you have a possible injecor problem: I am referring to a: 2003-6.0 V8 Diesel-F350 Crew SD duellie:GOOD LUCK not sure what to do with an 8000lb+ boat anchor
2003 Ford F-350 - Lariat 4x2 SD Crew Cab Long Box
Cons: The console
Advice: Ford has got it going on.Outstading piece of machinery and the 6.0L WOW!!!!
2003 Ford F-350 - Lariat 4x4 SD Crew Cab Long Box
Pros: the stability
Cons: the seat
Advice: GET one!The truck handles great and has lots of power and great brakes . My truck is a Crew cab. I do not see this option listed.