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Old 06-17-2019, 03:07 PM   #1
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Missing DPF

There is a small bus for sale says missing DPF. Exhaust leak.

V8, 6.0L (366 CID) Navistar Diesel
• 325 HP
• Hydraulic Brakes
• Automatic Transmission
• 5 Passenger Windows in Length
• Originally Built for CA State Requirements

What do you think?
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Old 06-17-2019, 03:12 PM   #2
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Missing DPF? Exhaust leak? *VERY* expensive system to repair. Engine very similar to Ford 6.0 ("Bulletproofing" strongly suggested if purchased, at no small cost). More than one forum member bought one, had catastrophic engine failure on trip home. Run away!
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Old 06-17-2019, 04:15 PM   #3
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Missing DPF? Exhaust leak? *VERY* expensive system to repair. Engine very similar to Ford 6.0 ("Bulletproofing" strongly suggested if purchased, at no small cost). More than one forum member bought one, had catastrophic engine failure on trip home. Run away!
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Old 06-17-2019, 04:41 PM   #4
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Thanks!!! Thought so after quick search, title was something about $8000 repair?!!!
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Old 06-17-2019, 04:52 PM   #5
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Check out 422 bus auctions.
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Old 06-17-2019, 05:38 PM   #6
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I would only consider it if I was cannibalizing it for parts, or planned on an engine swap.
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Old 06-17-2019, 06:28 PM   #7
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Avoid the 6.0L in Ford or International chassis. Also avoid anything with Maxxforce engines. Better to stick with pre-1994 models to avoid most issues.
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Old 06-17-2019, 09:05 PM   #8
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Yep, its on 422

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Old 06-17-2019, 09:12 PM   #9
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There are 2 others I want to see.
2006 Ford E-350 , 148,000
Diesel. 5 tinted windows , no WC lift.
Getting more motor info.

The other said 5.7 vortec 2001
178,000 4 window tinted, no WC lift , recent school retired.
Did they stop using that in 99?
Will check when I go on Thursday.
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Old 06-17-2019, 09:13 PM   #10
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Found a 4wd on the east coast.
Wish I could get that one.
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