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Old 10-21-2008, 04:13 PM
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Tips for my 06' F250?

I'm looking for some advice with my truck...

I have a 06' F250 King Ranch, 8" lift, 37" tires, full banks 4" exhaust w/o cat, AFE intake, and a superchips tuner. I also have an edge juice with attitude coming.

I drove the truck across country before the upgrades and got around 17.4 MPG for the entire trip. Now I get roughly 12-15 mpg after the lift and tires.

What are some upgrades I could use to help my fuel economy? Fuel return systems? Torque converter?

What are some precautionary services I should have done to the truck? Engine? Transmission service? EGR? Injector recommendations??

Also, has anyone stacked their superchips tuner with the edge juice? I don't plan on burning up my engine and tranny, so I was wondering if it was even safe to run them both lightly?

I have quite a bit invested in this truck already and I would love for it to run a long time! Thanks for any advice!

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Old 10-21-2008, 04:17 PM
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Ditch the Superchips and the Edge. They will put an end to a very good tranny real quick. Get an SCT with custom tunes. They will give the best mileage with the most and safest power available.
Welcome to the site bud. VERY nice rig.
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Old 10-21-2008, 04:29 PM
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X2^^ On the Sct, I run one and get 17-19mpg, Power is outrageous. I have also heard guy's getting better MPG's running synthetic oils
You also mentioned the EGR, You can clean it, Or do an EGR delete.
As far as the stacking question, I do not see how that could be beneficial with 2ea tuners. I would highly recommend changing that direction to, Selling both and buying a live wire(SCT) This way you are getting the best tuner on the market, Being kind to your tranny, Have the ability to play with different custom tunes, And are getting the best MPG's available.

Hopefully that was helpful
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Ditch the Superchips and the Edge. They will put an end to a very good tranny real quick. Get an SCT with custom tunes. They will give the best mileage with the most and safest power available.
Welcome to the site bud. VERY nice rig.
Dave
i have an 03 f250 9 inch lift 37 tires on 20s i have a diablo predator and also and edge juice smoked my clutch twice third time i replaced it with a south bend clutch kit and dual mass delete to solid flywheel.
i run the diablo on 60 hp and the egde on 115 all the time before lift and tires i got about 19 mpg after lift and tires i get about 12-14 with chips maxed out and without them i get crap mileage like 8-10 so i do get better with chips on.. i welded egr valve shut and have an egr delete on truck i made
afe stage 3 intake 5inch turbo back exhaust no cat and if ya know the 03"s shes whistles like a damm jet taking off!!! im trying to figure out how to post pics still.... good luck with truck though !
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Oh!!! And get yourself an SCT w/ custom tunes And don't forget gauges too!
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how are you calculating the mpg's? also i heard with the bigger tires it throws your speedo off so would your miles be off also for calculating?
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I measure the MPG based on my truck's computer speedo. I did wonder if that could be off even though I programmed my tire size in my computer? If so, than obviously I'm getting better gas mileage, although with the frequency between fillups, I'd say its relatively close.

As for the edge, I was going to have 4 wheel parts instal that next week, should I really cancel this installation? Is it possible to sell my flashpaq tuner and go with the SCT? I was really going with the edge for the digital gauges, than someone said try the programmer with it, so I bought it. Thanks for the help.
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I measure the MPG based on my truck's computer speedo. I did wonder if that could be off even though I programmed my tire size in my computer? If so, than obviously I'm getting better gas mileage, although with the frequency between fillups, I'd say its relatively close.

As for the edge, I was going to have 4 wheel parts instal that next week, should I really cancel this installation? Is it possible to sell my flashpaq tuner and go with the SCT? I was really going with the edge for the digital gauges, than someone said try the programmer with it, so I bought it. Thanks for the help.
SCT has a livewire which has digital gauge, Problem solved..
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Cancel it and call innovative and get an SCT!!!!!!
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cool I'll go with an SCT. so whats next in upgrades?!:burnout
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