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post #1 of 12 Old 02-03-2011, 06:25 PM Thread Starter
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What's next in my mpg quest

Alright motor experts we have
Afe stage 2 si
Spartan and kem tuning
Aftermarket torque converter
Elite egr delete with waste gate
Cold air pipe

Whats next to try to reach my mpg goals I know there are various things to do for power and racing but I want to continue to improve efficiency without lightening the tools I haul around with me

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08 F250 cc sb 4x4 Spartan 300 kem 345 dd 4" power stroker 67 4" afe down pipe back exhaust with muffler 37" toyos afe stage 2 si 3" cac pipe
Elite Egr Cooler delete with Wastegate.
Viair on board air system
New custom painted winch bumper with mile marker winch
Hidden hitch
Soon to be n fab steps
Sony nav
Custom steering wheel
Homemade traction bars
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lighten the truck
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improve efficiency without lightening the tools I haul around with me
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lighten the truck


really? Why even post??


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Keep the boost under 20 when starting and use the cruse control.................

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i would guess a full exhaust?


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snow stage 3 mpg maxx water meth
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yeah i have read good and bad things about water meth. Is it a good thing or bad thing i seem to read mixed reviews. i have looked at the diesel power mag cng thing but wasn't sure about filling and such on the road if making a road trip. if i could fill at my house wouldn't be so bad.

2011 f250 Ccsb 4 x 4 brown lariat black leather
Spartan war hammer afe intake bestop power steps toyo mt 35 x 12.5 x 20





08 F250 cc sb 4x4 Spartan 300 kem 345 dd 4" power stroker 67 4" afe down pipe back exhaust with muffler 37" toyos afe stage 2 si 3" cac pipe
Elite Egr Cooler delete with Wastegate.
Viair on board air system
New custom painted winch bumper with mile marker winch
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Job 2 airdam Part #1 8C3Z 17626 B suppose to give another 1mpg. I dont have one so..?
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really? Why even post??
Because it boosts post count.

Keep RPM's below 2K and Boost below 10. Improve aerodynamics, i.e lower the vehicle to the ground instead of raising it up, airdamn if you don't have it as Vet mentioned, smaller mirrors, tonneau cover, etc..

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water meth is great you can spary a very high content of water or just pure water and there is zero harm you can alos run cheap wiper fluid for performance gain
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