It's too bad the miles are that high because you cant buy the extended warranty.
Mine's been in the shop quite a bit. Don't know if previous owner abused it, but I bought it with 40K on it and it's dropped an injector, lost a injector harness and lost a low pressure fuel pump. The last one wasn't covered by warranty and cost me $850.
I think the 6.4L is a high-rev diesel that works good in the 250/350 with 3.73 rears, but my 550 with 4.88's doesn't make for a very good match. It's either screaming or lugging. Tranny doesn't work well with engine. Only average compared to other trucks I've owned towing a load, too. Even 10K farm implements seem to cause the truck to rev much higher than it needs to. Would love to be able to say "tows a load and it felt like nothing was back there", but it isn't so. Would be a much better truck with a Cummins or Duramamx under the hood. I just use it for farm and construction work, so my opinion is pretty much useless around here since racing, speed & off roading is king here.
Anyhow, good luck. Hope it's a good one. I hear the new Ford diesel is a vast improvement.
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