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post #1 of 11 Old 07-29-2007, 02:45 PM Thread Starter
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poor milage

00' f250 auto 4x4 stock ( i think)
great power, but 14.5 mpg??
no noises, leaks , etc. also im easy on the throttle. i dont hot rod it. thats what my stang is for. any ideas where to start? no chk lights on. not alot of soot taking off either, so the pump aint turned up.
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post #2 of 11 Old 07-29-2007, 02:48 PM
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first check fuel filters, when the last time they been changed?

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that MPG sounds about average.... like stump said just check your fuel filter and your tire pressure... other than that those numbers sound decent
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just got the truck, but tomorow for sure. filters would be that drastic?
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i would have thought filters would effect power, but mpg??
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Filters...Filters...Filters

I just got my 2001 SD and was getting 12.5 MPG checked accurately by filling all the way up the neck every time.
Replaced fuel filter and got 13 MPG.
Replaced a clean (not new) K&N filter in the stock box with a Fram ToughGuard filter and bumped it up to 14.5+ MPG.
I'm looking for more filters to replace!

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I get about 15.5 outa my truck. I would def say start lokking at filters.

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i get about 13.5mpg with a pre turbo exhaust leak 35in. mudtires and a heavey right foot i also got 130000 miles. so your milage aint bad. you could prolly bump it up with an economy tune exhaust and air intake

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just got the truck, but tomorow for sure. filters would be that drastic?
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i would have thought filters would effect power, but mpg??
absolutely buddy filters rob everything from yur truck

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thanks for the thoughts.
looks like i got some work ta do.
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