Best speed / minimaxx setting - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.4L Performance Parts Discussion What has or has not worked for you?

Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-18-2011, 12:46 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Calgary, ab
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Best speed / minimaxx setting

hey guys,

I have been reading the forum for about 6 months now and finally have an in depth question that I couldn't find a good answer for by searching. I am from Calgary, ab, Canada and it is legal here to remove my DPF and cat, I will do my best to convert everything to us gallons and miles/hour for you.

First my setup:

I have a 2008 job 1 f-250 6.4 Lariat
4 door, short box, 4x4, 3.73 axle ratio, 18" rim and stock tire size Goodyear duratracs.

I usually get about 300-350 miles out of a tank until the light comes on.

I drive approximately 6000-7000 Miles per month (I am an outside sales rep and have to pay for my own fuel)

After reading everything on here I bought a Minimaxx and installed DPF and cat delete. In the last 4 months I have noticed almost no difference in mpg. The engine sounds a lot better and I have way more power when I want it so I am happy I did the DPF delete but I have some question now.

I do approximate 60% highway and 40% city.
When on the highway I am usually between 70 and 80 miles per hour.

I have tested running on hot and on the no power setting, seams to make no difference on mpg.

What have you guys found is the best speed and tuner setting for mpg?

Last edited by Siberjon; 04-18-2011 at 01:33 PM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 04-18-2011, 02:31 PM
Member
 

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: South Texas
Posts: 72
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Some say keeping it under 2000 rpms help. I think that's around 65mph for 3.73s if I'm not mistaken.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 12:32 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors