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Drastic improvement on MPG!

Well I got all the problemss fixed on my truck. After the fixes and one upgrade I filled up with $4.00 fuel. What was normal to me on a tank of fuel-
First 1/4 tank around 70 miles. After fixes and upgrade....... 160 miles on the first 1/4 tank. We'll see if it holds up throughout the whole tank.
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What size tanks you guys have cuz my quarter tank only lasts me about 100 if I'm nice to it

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My truck I believe has a 32 gallon tank. (Ex-cab long bed)
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My truck I believe has a 32 gallon tank. (Ex-cab long bed)
You have 38 gallon tank. Short beds have a 29 gallon tank

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Thank you, didnt recall the size, was going to look at build sheet.
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What exactll did you fix that improved you MPG?
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Up pipe gaskets, took the stocks out and used the brass gaskets from Beans Performance diesel, and upgraded the IDM from Beans as well. New wheel bearings all the way around as well as new front rotors. Installed Beans compressor wheel also. Oh and the $4.00 fuel makes it run better too.....
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Besides the straight pipe and 6637 the truck is stock and it is a dually.
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You must be getting special fuel in KS..... My truck doesn't run any better on the $4+ stuff than the under $4 stuff. If only it was THAT simple!!


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No kidding. I figured I would see gold flake in my exhaust. I cant wait until harvest. Each of our combines burn about 250 gallons per 12 hour day.
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