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Old 03-02-2011, 06:15 PM
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Need HELP!!!!!

I bought 01 4x4 F250 with the 7.3L. I love the new truck but I have a problem with the new truck. But it only gets 12 mpg bone dry and maybe 8 mpg with a 20' foot gooseneck trailer. It had a bad fuel leak about a month a go. But I got it fixed but it didn't help the mpg. The truck is only a supercab. My Mom has a 01 4x4 F250 crewcab and it gets 16 mpg dry and pulling a trailer it gets 14 mpg. The new truck does not have hardly any power. The owner before had a hypertech programmer on it. I am desparate for help. I don't drive crazy so I know thats not the problem.
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Old 03-03-2011, 09:36 AM
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I recommend checking for other upgrades to the truck. Did ol' boy take the programmer off or is it still on? If its on, the tune its using may not be a good one. If its off, then if the truck is modded it could need a chip with tunes to get its full power back. Is the CEL on?
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Old 03-03-2011, 04:53 PM
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He had taken the programmer off the truck. What is the CEL.
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Old 03-03-2011, 05:01 PM
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Old 03-03-2011, 06:59 PM
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The CEL is not on. What would a good chip be for this truck?
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:05 PM
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dp tuner is what im planning on getting for my '00 everyone seems to be pretty happy with theirs, but as with almost any chip plan on $300+
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:22 PM
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Will the chip hurt the trans? I don't mind the price. I have heard good things about the DP tuner. I have looked at an AFE air intake for the truck also. But Will these mods help the mpg? I want to build the truck up too 500HP too 700HP on fuel.
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:49 PM
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Horsepower and fuel economy don't go hand and hand. More hp equals less mpg's
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Old 03-04-2011, 09:47 AM
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The Max Energy should give you around 2 to 3 mpg gain over stock. Have you tested stk vs programmed. We also give you 32hp on stage 1 and 60hp on stage 2 and 100hp on stage 3. Put the programmer on the truck to make sure you are programmed. When you hook it up it should say programmed press y to go back to stock if it programmed
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Old 03-04-2011, 10:32 AM
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I have my old Edge evolution on the truck right now.I have it programmed at tow.
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