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01 engine question

I have a question for all the 7.3 owners. What kind of MPG should I be getting?
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Depends are you stock or modded

Mine is chipped i get between 17 and 21 depending on my driving

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mine is chipped and lifted a lil and im getting around 15mpg... stock i was getting around 18-20 depending on how heavy my foot was


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I have got as high as 19 and average 15-16 this winter around town with some highway miles.

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I got around 12 to 14 in town stock and 16 to 18 on the highway stock. Now I get about 15 in town and 17 to 21 on the highway with the chip.
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I can squeeze 18 or so outta mine if I keep my foot light.

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Expect 15-18. 20's hard to come by in 7.3, very large engine, lots of displacement.

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I get anywhere between 9 to 13 mpg and it doesn't seem to mater weather its hwy or city driving. I have a superchip 1705. I usualy have a pretty light foot.

One more question has any one had a problem with power? Mine sometime will have really good power and about 18 mpg, but most of the time it seems really doggy. When I was having good power I thought it my be where I was getting fuel but that was not the case because I never got the power back.
Does anyone have ideas what could be the cause? The truck has alway seemed to have this problem
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I'm getting 17-18 city/19-22 Hwy.

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Hey tiny where at in MN are you? Give us a little more info about the truck we know its an 01 but is 2wd 4wd what cab what rear end?

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