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Annybody know what to do to get more MPG out of a F-250 7.3L PSD Thanks
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Park it, buy something cheap with 4 cyl. the way diesel is going you better have a big bank account.

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gas isnt much better

yeah but the way gas is going with all the new additives and more ethenol its no better than deisel. i have a 4 cylinder car and im only getting 12 mpg on a good day where as a couple months ago i was getting 24. most diesels are getting atleast 16 and i know quite a few guys getting 20-22. yeah its more exspensive but its worth it.
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hopefully an f-250 7.3liter powerstroke turbo diesel and just want to know if their is anything any of you guys or gals have done that have improved your MPG.
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yeah but the way gas is going with all the new additives and more ethenol its no better than deisel. i have a 4 cylinder car and im only getting 12 mpg on a good day where as a couple months ago i was getting 24. most diesels are getting atleast 16 and i know quite a few guys getting 20-22. yeah its more exspensive but its worth it.
12 mpg? I can't figure that out. I'm only getting 15 mpg city and 17-18 highway at best. The new ulsd is terrible. Even if I bought a tuner and a intake it might only bump me up to 16 city and maybe 20 highway, from what I've been told. This is a thread I started to figure out the same thing you are looking for maybe it will help. Poor fuel mileage, can't afford to run the truck.

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