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post #1 of 11 Old 04-29-2013, 02:02 PM Thread Starter
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I just installed a Minimax, EGR delete and a dpf delete pipe. I was under the impression i would get better mpg's but im only getting 10 mpg. Is there something i did wrong? Shouldnt i get better mpg?
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I don't have a exact answer for you but that's way off I'm getting 17mpg with 37s on the highway. Also is this hand calculated? If not then hand calculate cause the dash is always off

01/07 Job 1 F350 H&S Tuned. ARP Studs, AFE 4'' straight pipe, EGR delete with elbow, AFE stage 2 CAI, 6'' lift on 37s, 20x12 Fuel Nuts two piece, Sinister coolant filter, CCV Mod, Projector headlights HID kit
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I don't have a exact answer for you but that's way off I'm getting 17mpg with 37s on the highway. Also is this hand calculated? If not then hand calculate cause the dash is always off
What tune are you running?
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H&s hd tunes mostly the street tune which is 225

01/07 Job 1 F350 H&S Tuned. ARP Studs, AFE 4'' straight pipe, EGR delete with elbow, AFE stage 2 CAI, 6'' lift on 37s, 20x12 Fuel Nuts two piece, Sinister coolant filter, CCV Mod, Projector headlights HID kit
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When I deleted egr my mileage actually went down also and didn't change at all once dpf left either. All trucks are diff


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I've noticed that my mpgs have gotten better over time since tuning. Originally tuned in spring of '11, I got just about 11 mpg right after tuning. Since then, the mpgs have been steadily climbing to their most recent point (calculated after filling up the tank this morning) of 14.9 for city driving.
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Calculating milage in the city is a waste of time you never drive the same traffic is different way to many variables

01/07 Job 1 F350 H&S Tuned. ARP Studs, AFE 4'' straight pipe, EGR delete with elbow, AFE stage 2 CAI, 6'' lift on 37s, 20x12 Fuel Nuts two piece, Sinister coolant filter, CCV Mod, Projector headlights HID kit
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When I first deleted I got about 12.5 now I get about 14.5 mpg. It seemed to get better the longer i stuck with one tune. The latest tune from h&s helped. although my boost Is much higher than before. That's with a 60/40 mix and I drive gently but not like an old lady. I also have my LBF at 5. With the 250 tune.


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Stock tires and suspension i was getting 18 average hwy hand calculated.....then now im seeing around 14 or so after the lift and wheels, tires.
mostly ran on the hot tune, performance tune.
You didnt say if you were lifted, or wheels tires. those two things individually drastically change the MPGs.
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My F250 with the H&S gets 15 to 17mpg and it has 35 inch tires. I have the H&S set on the hd 300 tune lbf set on 3. It gets 12 on a bad day.


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