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Lifted Dually Question

I am looking at buying a 99 7.3 4x4 dually 6 speed that is lifted 4 " with 35 inch tires.

what kind of fuel mileage am i looking at getting?
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I have a 2008 6.4 dually and I put 22.5 on it and it went down 2 mpg. I am also running 36in tires

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i would say anywhere from 12-15 mpg

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Im thinking 11-13

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I wouldnt be worried about mileage in a truck like that. If you concerned about mileage look into a regular cab 2wd for mileage.
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i didn't think the words lifted or dually belonged in the same sentence as mileage

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i didn't think the words lifted or dually belonged in the same sentence as mileage
I agree... but a lot depends on the gearing and such as well... ask the p/o what they were getting and take 30% off that... thats what to expect for mileage...

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My stock 4x4 dually with 4.10 gears gets 10 to 12 MPG under normal conditions, and can stretch to 14 MPG if it's all highway miles and I stay at 60-65 MPH... push it to 70-75 and it drops to 12 MPG.

My red truck, an F250 on 35's and 3.73 gears, with a stick trans, I get about 13-14 around town, taking the kids to school, etc. but that's with no correction for the larger tires, I know my speedo is off, so I'm guessing the miles is too, so it might be getting closer to 14-16 MPG. Excursion gets about 13-14 MPG, and it's stock too... but alot of around town and country back road driving, not much for interstate highways around here.

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