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SRW vs DRW fuel Economy 4.10s

I am wondering what kind of millage I'm going to get if I go to a DRW flatbed. Ive got a line on a complete swap. I am going to be using this truck for farm related work. Im hoping that you guys are going to tell me the 17s. I currently don't know what kind of milage it gets because its a project. It was owned by a logger that abused it a little cosmetically. I would also like to know what your getting in your SRW with 4.10. My plans included 4" stacks and a TS chip.

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I get 15.75 in my dually 2wd 4.10's LS bone stock, in my f250 crew cab srw I get 17 city 20 hwy on summer fuel and 17 hwy winter fuel, it's has tunes, intake, full exhaust and 305/55/20's both have 4.10's and LS

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I get around 15 in both my single wheels with 4.10s I had a dually same gears a cummins though that got 15 as well


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Ok so it sounds like close to the same. A friend is trying to talk me out of going to a flatbed, but I'm wanting to do it anyways. Whats funny though is that my 96 with a lift kit gets 15 too.

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yes but did you calibrate your speedo? you hand calculations may be off a bit lol, and im not a fan of the flat bed, but my dad has one, and 3.55 gears, somehow his tanks are bigger and he goes much father and has much better economy at higher speeds than I do

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I have a SRW with 4.10s. I get anywhere from 13.9 to 22mpg depending on how/where I'm driving. I'm also thinking of a flatbed, I doubt mileage would change much.

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I have a 2WD dually CCLB 4.10s E4OD, and I get as high as 19, usually between 17 or 18, and in the 9-11 range when towing my 10k car trailer. I has an intake, exhaust, and a Chip tuned by Cary.
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My truck(CCSB, 4.10 5speed) as a single wheel STOCK got 16mpg on the highway

Added 285s......16mpg

added 5" of lift and 315s......16mpg

Converted it to a dually.......16mpg

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Sounds like you just can't get better brad

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yes but did you calibrate your speedo? you hand calculations may be off a bit lol, and im not a fan of the flat bed, but my dad has one, and 3.55 gears, somehow his tanks are bigger and he goes much father and has much better economy at higher speeds than I do
First I used a GPS to figure the % that my speedo was off. Turns out it was 13.33% off. So my math is OD*1.(% off)=Miles Traveled/gallons to top off. The way I estimated the % is that my Speedo reads 52 when the GPS reads 60(And the GPS I was using is my Garmin Montana 600 that has a 3ft accuracy) So I divide 52 by 60 which gives me .866666 that I then subtract from 1.0 which gives me 13.33%. The reason I multiply the OD distance by 1.1333 is so I don't have to comeback and add if anybody doesn't get that.

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