Can deliver will drive any where. The cost of fuel verses gas really favors gas,i have one gas and three diesels. The best I can figure it will be about twice the cost for an oil change on a diesel than on gas. Idling burns gas but does not get you far. I drove over 200 miles once to get home from a camping trip with no electricity because the alternator went south! Lets just look at the fuel aspect of gas versus diesel. These al … so vary a little depending on if you have a power stroke turbo and if you run fuel additives, and if you let it idle during a hockey game, because it is -30 outside.
Year of manufacture 1992 First year of ownership 2002 Most recent year of ownership 2002 Engine and transmission 7. There is not a bad thing to say about this truck. I have been putting off changing the injectors, figuring that they will last until an engine swap. I have seen 20+ a few times but those were hour plus drive on mainly 50-55 mph roads. I would not buy one of the 7.
The big benefit to deisels is you can add a lot of power pretty easy and sometimes increase fuel mileage at the same time. Now have to sell it. Yes Review Date: 18th June, 2001 Correct me If I'm wrong, but isn't the 92, the first model year that the 7. Diesel engines get better mileage than gas engines, which is why the V-8 engine in the heavy-duty F-350 can still get in the 20s on the highway. General Comments: This truck gives a really smooth ride, heavy loads or not. I currently have a 7. This included unhook miles of 250.
I think either on is a gamble,i would bet on the diesel with those kinda miles. Heck you'd be further ahead finding a 7. The Ford F-350 diesel averages about 20 miles per gallon on the highway, depending on the amount of weight the truck is towing. It is difficult to see from the top since the view is blocked by the alternator bracket and what appears to be a smog or air pump. Drain radiator down about 2 gallons. Loosen the screw with an allan key to release any pressure have a bucket ready , and turn the cap off.
I don't drive it much right now, so the fuel mileage doesn't bother me. For the time to do all this and parts, id think youd be better off overhauling the 7. I think if you were to sell a used gas with 500,000 on it you wouldn't find many takes. Also you have to figure in the cost of fuel treatment in the winter. Regarding maintenance it could be better, but leaking gasket are expected on Ford's. What gears do you have? You have motor out any way trans is just few more things to unhook.
Also in the cold months and hot months you can see the effects of idling to stay warm and cool. The second is ontop of your engine…. I am looking to put either a 5. I broke one have to fix. It is the rarest of the Ford diesel trucks because it was the only year the factory offered a fully mechanical turbo diesel. Just improved both air intake and exhaust so will expect more power and better miles per gallon. If it is, the difference could wipe out a lot of your fuel savings.
That's not to say the gas won't run another three years,a friend of mine has got over 800,000 on a 96 ford e250 with a 6cly. Accelerate slowly and anticipate stops rather than slamming on the brakes. I found that my primary wasn't even dirty but changed it anyways. Don't Know Review Date: 11th February, 2003 Faults: A creak in the right-front fender is all that has went wrong with this big rig. Excellent engine I currently have two 99's that have over 400K on them still running strong. This is just for the fuel mileage difference. Really depends on what you are doing.
Is it a turbo or just plain jane 7. The '94 was the first year for the computer assisted diesel engine from Ford. If you are going to replace the fuel pump. Now I change oil every 10,000 miles and figure most diesel operators do also. I dont know what gear ratio and tire size,looks like regular size,and its automatic transmission. Trailer has 7000 axles and pulls well. Well of course some improvements are going to be made on a 95'.