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Alright guys im getting kinda frustrated with my truck, it only get 17 mpg tops on the freeway with 3.73's an intake and exhaust and selectable warn hubs in the front. it has stock tires and i drive it like a grandpa, and definitely not over 70 mph, any ideas? thanks

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s&b intake, DP tuner on the way!!!!
straight pipe, no cat,
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Get a tuner.

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sounds good to me. 17 is nice. If you want to get better its all about aerodynamics, lower and gears then a bed cover.

Tuners/chips will gain you little to nothing. BUT it sure makes the truck more fun to drive

Just a basic 01 F350 CCLB SRW -Good from a far but far from good
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im getting 18mpg with 3.73 an 36s in my dually.. an 9mpg in mt 4x4 on 33s an 3.73s..

good tunes an clean air filters make a big differance

GIMAMMOTH- 1997 F250 5 TONS 74'' tires
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sounds good to me too. i get 19.5 tops on hiway, but i have 2 wheel drive and single shots which i hear make a difference...

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i have a tonneau cover, or however you spell that. i have some more s&b oil on the way cuz i haven't cleaned my filter in a while and within a month hopefully im gonna get a dp tuner chip. but i heard something about injector o-rings or something, i just can't find any info on it for sure, any help is appreciated, and thanks to those who posted.

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2000 XLT f-250 7.3L extended cab long bed 4wd
s&b intake, DP tuner on the way!!!!
straight pipe, no cat,
HPX oil crossover, foil delete,
zoodad, ccv relocation,AIH delete, guages, hutch mod and no hood insulation (soaked in diesel from a mess that involved 3 fire trucks and 2 hazardous waste trucks)
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ive been tracking mine with the fuelly site in my sig. its a average of all my driving so far and imo horrible for the layout of my area.

'02 Ex cab SB
6637 filter
zoodad
3.5'' magnaflow muffler(freebie!)
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16.82@78 with 2.2k weighing in at 7,035lbs

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