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Purchased my 08 6.4 two weeks ago. My business trailer has grown to about 9k lbs loaded and my E250 van was really struggling, not to mention only getting about 8 miles to the gallon so I decided it was time to go with a diesel. Found a very clean but high mileage company truck. 185,000 miles but very well maintained. Pulls great but so far get 10.2 mpg when pulling and 11.1 unladen. Which programmer/dpf delete do you recommend? I'm not looking to pull the world or fiddle with settings forever. I just want better mileage.
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welcome to the forum. This gentlemen above me is a good person to call and get started with your mods.

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Seems that most are running spartan or h&s tuners. Cant go wrong with either one. Welcome to the forum.
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H&s mini maxx is the way to go. Especially for towing. The settings shift on the fly and customer service is superb. Con grate on the truck!


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275 70r18 BF Goodrich T/A k/o tires
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Welcome to the forum! Please give us a call for all your tuning needs, as well as any questions you may have. There is a wealth of info on the forums, including our own. Once tuned, you'll never look back!
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My vote goes to H & S
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You figure it out yet?


2008 F350 srw Crew Cab 4x4 long bed
5"flo-pro downpipe back exhaust
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TWIN Turbo w/ s&b cold air intake
Air dog II and sinister EGR Delete
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Purchased my 08 6.4 two weeks ago. My business trailer has grown to about 9k lbs loaded and my E250 van was really struggling, not to mention only getting about 8 miles to the gallon so I decided it was time to go with a diesel. Found a very clean but high mileage company truck. 185,000 miles but very well maintained. Pulls great but so far get 10.2 mpg when pulling and 11.1 unladen. Which programmer/dpf delete do you recommend? I'm not looking to pull the world or fiddle with settings forever. I just want better mileage.
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Welcome and good luck with the truck.... I have Spartan and love it

Spartan,Afe,Mbrp Delete with duals,Banks Intercooler,Custom CCV Mod,22.5 American Forces,Flo Pro egr delete,Lots of Strobes,Atomic Strobes,5%Tint and 20% Windshield Tint,B&W gooseneck,K3LA Train horns and some other goodies, Head studs and waste gate coming this spring
2001 F350 Flatbed/Car Hauler, Ext Cab,07 Front End w/Cowl Hood,SCT Tuned,MBRP Straight pipe
92 Mustang Lx Hatch X275 Drag Radial been low 7's
03 Cobra with a lil extra boost
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