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Metallitera, you're better off making ONE change at a time rather than two or three... if you just arbitrarily change things, you won't know if the results you get are for one change, the other, or both.
You said you changed the intake as well as added 2-stroke oil recently. You might try JUST the new intake for a few tanks WITHOUT the oil, THEN add the oil for a few. Try switching back and forth between intakes, so a couple-three tanks on one intake, then a few on the other, then switch the oil, then switch intakes, etc. You could even plot your results on a chart then, to make it easier to determine what did what.
1995 F250 XLT 7.3T (on donor '97 engine with 180xxx miles) 4x4 - LuK SMF, Diamond Eye 3" downpipe to 5"straight-pipe exhaust. ZF5 manual trans, Curt hide-away gooseneck hitch, Super Duty suspension conversion.
1997 F250 XLT 7.3T - 2wd E4OD, alloy wheels w/ bald tires, gooseneck hitch, pretty much bone stock. Soon to become a trailer, spare tires, spare parts, and scrap.