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99 f450, early or late model?

I don't know if my F450 is a early or late model. How can I tell?
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There is a date of manufacture on the data tag in the driver's door opening.

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If it has front of fender small V8 powerstroke badges, that is early. If the aluminum Y pipe in front of turbo that the two intercooler pipes attach to has the round plug with a single heavy gauge wire. It is an intake heater to supplement glow plugs.
Of course the badges could be long gone and the engine could have been changed.

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There is a date of manufacture on the data tag in the driver's door opening.
The cutoff date between '99 and '99.5 was supposed to be 12/7/98. Some of the differing features carried over a bit, like the early fender badges.

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It was made on March 1999. Does that make it early or late?
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That's a late '99.

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