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post #1 of 11 Old 12-13-2008, 02:17 PM Thread Starter
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Just found the site 2004 6.0 48,000 miles

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I just found this site and i have been driving my excursion back and forth to Virginia from California (twice so far) pulling a 7000 lb boat i got about 16 MPG with additives (power Saver Cetane boost) using the truckers fuel seems to give me a bit better mileage I usually get about 20MPG on the highway at 65 14MPG around town. I was told to not put a chip or modify the engine in anyway because of the high pressure fuel/water/oil injection system. I am still under warranty until 100K miles or ten years. What can I do to boost performance for long range driving?

Any help would be appreciated
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*4" TB Exhaust
*Scangauge
*SCT
*Bulletproof Diesel oil bypass
*Bulletproof Diesel water pump
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Thank you thre is quite a bit of information here

2004 4x2 excursion 6.0
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welcome to the Org bud.... what part of cali do you come too?

as far as your question goes.. who told you not to put a tuner on it?

their are a couple of things you can do to try and boost a lil bit more MPG without doing a tuner like exhaust and intake (even though your stock intake flows more than enough air)

another thing you might want to consider is a set of pillar gauges.... very highly recommended to get boost, pyro, trans temp even on a stock truck....

as far as a tuner goes the only one i recommend for the 6.0L is a custom tuned SCT x3...

if you have any questions on anything i have said please let me know

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Yes indeed, well I put on an intake and a exhaust and loved the extra power. Didnt really see a gain in fuel economy but I drove alot faster because I liked hearing my exhaust scream ^^ Diddo on what Raul said, just got my x3 loaded up and its sweet all the power it gives you

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*4" TB Exhaust
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*Bulletproof Diesel oil bypass
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thanks for the information where can i go to get the parts and get them put in?

I am in San Francisco California and paring is a personal challenge sometimes

M

2004 4x2 excursion 6.0
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we have a shop there.but you can shop on line too.
I would say SCT custom tunes.
exhaust 4in leave cat on.or get a performance cat.
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and put some amsoil in 15/40
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