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terrible fuel mileage

Im getting terrible fuel mileage with my 96 stroke. Literally 300 miles max with a real easy foot on 37 gallons. What is the problem? Everything seems normal no fuel leaks the I know of..... fpr screen and fuel filter are clean and in good condition. Any info would be appreciated. I drive alot almost all in city but do drive very hard. Need help THANKS

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96 powerstroke extended cab 7.3
4x4 393000 miles

2005 duramax lly edge/predator stack
14.3 1/4 mile 2.3 60ft roasting tires
limping the trans at 1000ft
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Check your air filter. Also to ulsd will cause mpg loss.
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I thought the 96's only held 35 gallons, front 20 and rear 15? The big tires and the 4:10 rear end will also cut down on efficiency?

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air filter has less than 1000 miles its fine. Building ok boost maybe a tiny bit low 20-21psi full throttle with just me in it

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Sct tuned by innovative
Open downpipe
Traction Bars and Suncoast on the way!

96 powerstroke extended cab 7.3
4x4 393000 miles

2005 duramax lly edge/predator stack
14.3 1/4 mile 2.3 60ft roasting tires
limping the trans at 1000ft
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only have 3:55s

05 powerjoke extended cab.
Sct tuned by innovative
Open downpipe
Traction Bars and Suncoast on the way!

96 powerstroke extended cab 7.3
4x4 393000 miles

2005 duramax lly edge/predator stack
14.3 1/4 mile 2.3 60ft roasting tires
limping the trans at 1000ft
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I have tried and never got more then 400 miles to a fill-up (both tanks)

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hmmm...... im not even close to that. idk ill try and keep my foot out of it

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Sct tuned by innovative
Open downpipe
Traction Bars and Suncoast on the way!

96 powerstroke extended cab 7.3
4x4 393000 miles

2005 duramax lly edge/predator stack
14.3 1/4 mile 2.3 60ft roasting tires
limping the trans at 1000ft
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I am only getting 10 miles to gallon. use to get 16-17 mpg. no fuel leak. air oil fuel filters all new. Any ideas?
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