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Old 04-15-2010, 05:01 PM
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Tow tune

Hey guys im looking at a 2010 reg cab. Im a landscaper and tow 3,000 pouds daily and then material which is around another 3 to 4,000. i want to know what mileage im looking at with the spartan 210 tow tune.
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PS i plow.
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Old 04-15-2010, 06:57 PM
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I have a f450 and i have only towed once since i did my spartan but i went from 7mpg towing to 12mpg...I cant wait to start pulling more and see what it does and let me tell you go with a spartan!!! I hated my truck untill i did the delete!!!!
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People are seeing 1-3 mpg increases while towing after the deletes and tuner.
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so will it not be worth it i only keep trucks for 4 to 5 years. the tuner wouldnt really pay itsself off.
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so will it not be worth it i only keep trucks for 4 to 5 years. the tuner wouldnt really pay itsself off.
I dunno, the 3-4 mpg gain i saw towing(i saw the same 3-4 mpg gain unloaded) nets me a savings of almost $0.14 per mile i drive. At that rate, i only need to drive 14,000 miles to pay off my tuner and exhaust.
I went from 7-8 towing with my 37's to 11.8 my last trip.
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I have a 210 tune and tow a 18' inclosed with four wheelers and side x sides getting around 14 -16 mpgs. 08 250
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worth every penny
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Ok thanks for the help guys.
Cody
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