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Exclamation please help... few questions

ok i have a 01 7.3 L lariat powerstroke. i got my truck and i deployed with out warning so i am itching to drive it runs great i love it its my first ford and desile.

i want to spoile my truck a bit when i get back. i want to mqake my dream truck. but i wqant to do it right so i got a good gas mpg. i want to get 35 by 13 in tires and i think a 4 in lift woudl be good enough? now with bigger tires would i need to get new gearing? if so what would i need?

i am only getting 15 hightway right now. whell when i was gome but i did drive it hard. i liked the sound of my new turbo(i never had one before). i plan on putting on a cat back exsuast. i am just starting my wish list and i leave iraq in 4 mts. please help me. i am open to everything i want to lear more bout my truck.

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and thankyou for your service!

in general tires that large reduce mileage. check all your turbo seals on the intake, fluids, etc. easy on the foot and a good custom tune will help with mileage.

you have come to the right place to learn, do plenty of searching and asking!


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