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How to boost fuel economy on a 95 ford f350 powerstroke

I am wondering how to boost fuel economy on my 95 ford F-350 Crew cab 5spd man.


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Make sure your fuel filter is up to par. Get a custom tuned chip with an economy setting. What are you currently getting? What gears do you have?

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open the intake (DIY 6337 intake i the 7.3 mod section)
stock size tires aired up properly
fresh fuel filter
straight pipe exhaust
get rid of the stock flat down pipe
custom tune chip - not a programmer
stay out of the boost as much as you can - stay out of the loud pedal

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stay out of the loud pedal
yep, your right foot is the best MPG mod there is


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yep, your right foot is the best MPG mod there is
i can squeeze 19.5 from mine in the summer. empty and i only have 2 wheel drive. thats probably drivin 60ish mph? maybe 65...

i would like a rear with 3.73's but not sure i want to go through the trouble.

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Im getting a solid 15.5

96 F350 Dually Super Cab 7.3 Stock. Now I have a Solid Mass Flywheel.
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I have a 96 F350 Dually, with 4.10's, stock tires, and stock engine (no mods or chips), and I just got 18 the other day!! I am not complaining! I have an 04 Ford F150 FX4, that only 13!!
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my father in law has a 99 f150 thats lucky to break 14 empty. now he wants a diesel...

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