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post #1 of 43 Old 03-24-2008, 10:57 AM Thread Starter
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60 MPH = 15.5 MPG

so i read all over the place of people claiming to be getting 20 mpg and stuff when they only go 60 mph...... for TWO tanks of fuel the speedometer never went above 60 mph and on my last tank i went 407 miles before my fuel light went on. unless my calculations are wrong..... 407 miles divided by 26 gallons = 15.65384615. I calculated this twice! am i missing something here?

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where has all my mileage gone....
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Do you have oversized tires?

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what size are your tires and if i were you, i would get rid of that edge. i use to have edge and it killed my mileage even on the economy setting. if your tires are oversized then your speedo is wrong.

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my tires are 285's.... the originals were 265's and yeah... the edge was set to economy the whole time and most of the driving was freeway cuz i live kinda far from work...aprrox. 20-30 miles.

99.5/01 F250 SD 4x4 SOF ext. cab short bed
90,000 on the engine and 253 on the truck
aftermarket:
Intake(DIY/TYMAR)
Foil Delete...(no difference noticed)...
Tires
Tint
Gooseneck hitch
Tow package
Headlights
Exhaust(kat and muffler delete)
2" leveling kit by AAA spring(local)
tranny w/triple disc tq
edge juice w/attitude
where has all my mileage gone....
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Hmm well I have never seen 20 the best I ever got was stock with stock tires was 19. I avg 17 and running 60 Im close to 18 running 70 Im 16's with 285's.

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285's dont mess with milage much had them on my 01 X w/V10 maybe .5 MPG

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do you really think the edge could be hurting the mileage???? cuz they gauruntee 10% increase... i wonder if i can get my money back.

99.5/01 F250 SD 4x4 SOF ext. cab short bed
90,000 on the engine and 253 on the truck
aftermarket:
Intake(DIY/TYMAR)
Foil Delete...(no difference noticed)...
Tires
Tint
Gooseneck hitch
Tow package
Headlights
Exhaust(kat and muffler delete)
2" leveling kit by AAA spring(local)
tranny w/triple disc tq
edge juice w/attitude
where has all my mileage gone....
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Sorry to jump in here but I keep hearing more and more that Edge is not the way to go...I have an 05 6.0 and would love to hear a recommendation...I am about to install the A2 Juice Platinum Monitor Package....
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Sorry to jump in here but I keep hearing more and more that Edge is not the way to go...I have an 05 6.0 and would love to hear a recommendation...I am about to install the A2 Juice Platinum Monitor Package....
You really should look into the SCT Xcal3 with custom tunes for your truck. Its really the best tuning for the 6.0 and it also tunes the trans

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Sorry to jump in here but I keep hearing more and more that Edge is not the way to go...I have an 05 6.0 and would love to hear a recommendation...I am about to install the A2 Juice Platinum Monitor Package....
no no no edge. definatly get sct all the way. no doubt about it. and its a heck of alot cheaper.

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