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four 146 mile trips, mileage, tuner, $$$
so about once a week i'll make a 146miles round trip and well i can barley get 16.4 mpg according to my lie-o-meter and my hand calc seems to be inconsistant too. i figured i multiple my trip odometer by 1.0093 to get how far i actually went.
part 1: so i do this: (current trip miles)x 1.0093=xxxxxx then i devide the corrected miles by the gallons.
my current tire size is 315x75r16 and the tires website says its 602 revs per mile for the tire. is that correct? or am i retarded?
if i run a sct canned tune like street, tow, or the hot performance tune and just cruise at 65 whole way will that get my mpg little better? i havent had merrited results with the tow+50 but curious if anyone has any long highway mileage data with a tune/ without?
04 4dr, long bed, auto 4x4
straight pipe exhaust, sinister egr delete, 4in rc lift, 315x75r16 nitto terra a/t tires, blue spring, arp studs, and i run delo 15w-40 oil and use motor craft filters 5k oil, 10k fuel. fuel is about 200 miles overdue because of work lately but will be changed tue afternoon. i have an sct tuner with a custom looney wild but my truck likes the canned tunes more and dont wanna blow money on custom tune just yet.
-2004 F350 CCLB 4x4: Sinister Race solutions kit, CAT ELC Edge CS, SCT SF3, PHP Ficm programmer, Procomp, Rough country, and Nitto goodies.
-2004 excursion, banks exhaust, 03 turbo, afe intake
-2006 f350 king ranch, 10 in fabtech, 40in tires, sct tunes,
currently-1999 F250 SBRB 4X4 First 7.3 and feels good to be back in a diesel....
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