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post #1 of 13 Old 02-23-2013, 01:53 PM Thread Starter
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increase mpgs?

I was wondering if there are any mods that will bring up my mpgs with out breaking the bank. I figured a cold air intake and exhaust but that alone is going to set me back around a 1000. any pointers.... Im a new powerstroke guy that switched from the 5.9 cummins... thanks guys
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just found my answer...dont worry about it
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I got 3-4 mpg better after cat was punched out !!

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nice, thanks man. im doing that tomorrow
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I threw insides away but have heard its worth alot of $$$ so might wanna check it out before u throw it away like I did !! Its a pain in the as@ to do and where a dust mask !!

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Just to let you know, if you are paying $1k for exhaust and an intake, you are getting robbed. Exhaust at the most should cost $500 and you can do an intake for about $40. That is assuming you are doing the work.

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97' F-250HD. ECLB. 66,000 miles. 7.3. E40D. 6637 Filter. 5" Exhaust. Deleted EBPV. CCV mod. 45 gal. Transferflow Rear Tank. Stock for now. Dana 60 in the works.
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97' F-250HD. ECLB. 150,000 miles. 7.3. E40D. 4" Exhaust. Work Truck.

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Old diesel cats are not worth enough to worry about. New ones are worth a bunch of money
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Just cut the kitty and the muffler out and weld in a piece of exhaust tubing in there place. Beating the insides out is way to much work



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33x12.50 r15
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And a good chip is worth a couple mpg



The STROKE
1996 F-250 Powerstroke
7.3 DI T444E.
TS 6 Postion chip
Gloshift max tow gauges
3 inch dp to 5 inch exhaust
diy intake 6637

The Wheeler
1987 Jeep Cherokee
4.0 inline 6
3 inch rustys lift
Cut fenders
33x12.50 r15
Redneck weight reduction

The work truck
2012 Ford F-350 DRW 6.7 Powerstroke
C&M Flatbed
100 gallon slip tank
ProTech side boxes

The Bike
2006 CRF 450R
some go fast parts
Endless other sh*t
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Taking out the cats in all of my powerstrokes made ZERO MPG difference

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