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fuel mileage 2008 powerstoke

I am looking at buying a new 2008 powerstoke. What is the fuel mileage like?
I had a 2005 6.0 that got 10 to 18. Thanks
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I am looking at buying a new 2008 powerstoke. What is the fuel mileage like?
I had a 2005 6.0 that got 10 to 18. Thanks
....depending on your right foot you'll get the same...not quite 18 though

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Get 3:73 gears for the better fuel milage and do what julian did to his truck.. Thats my plan

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Thanks! Will I notice a big time change on power?
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Would be nice to a have a recipe for something close to 15...I have run 1100 miles as of today and the last tank worked out to around 11.8 mpg. Equal mix of city/highway no towing.
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Some people have reported low and some high. Not sure if its driver related only or a mixture. I think they burn a little more now because of the emmision regulations and that second turbo prob isn't helping.


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I just put the chip in and am getting around 16, however I still have the cat and DPF on. Ill be opening it up sometime next week (I hope) with some 5" grand rock mitre cut stacks

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Some people have reported low and some high. Not sure if its driver related only or a mixture. I think they burn a little more now because of the emmision regulations and that second turbo prob isn't helping.
I have not heard of any 2nd turbo problems... I would like learn more about this. Thanks

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what you talking about 2nd turbo problems

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