Newbie, would appreciate input on what I'm doing - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 Old 01-12-2012, 03:16 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Myers129's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: NW Ohio
Posts: 64
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Newbie, would appreciate input on what I'm doing

Hey everyone and thanks for your time. I recently have started to mod my 2000 F550. Looking to get the best mileage i can and i think im doing alright but would like to know what i am forgetting or missing out on. To start with the truck is an auto 4x4 dually with 110k on it. The killer is that i am turning 4.88's so fuel mileage is bad. So far I have a f6 chip from dp tuner(modified stock, high idle, drive through, 80 econ, 140 extreme, 140 aggressive, lope idle, 60 tow and 40 tow), have the adrenaline HPOP, driven diesel regulated return bowl delete with post filter, 160cc stage one single shots, 4" turbo back exhaust w/ muffler, beans upgraded IDM, 6637, banks compressor wheel in the turbo(still running wastegate), CCV mod, stancor gpr mod, marinco block heater mod. I have boost, trans temp, fuel pressure, and pyro gauges. am i missing out on any goodies?
Myers129 is offline  
post #2 of 6 Old 01-12-2012, 03:39 PM
Super Moderator


 
SuperCrutyPS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Orangevale, CA
Posts: 15,257
Thanks: 82
Thanked 491 Times in 475 Posts
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Quoted: 258 Post(s)
Garage
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
.........so fuel mileage is bad.

How bad is bad?

I'm asking if you tow a lot - Asking because if you don't, could you go up from 4.88s to say... 4.30s or 4.10s?


Owner | Operator: Darryl
My Truck Garage: Ol' Guy
Tow Toy Garage : Pilgrim International 31RE3SLF5
United States Navy - IC2 - '76-'80
SuperCrutyPS is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 01-12-2012, 04:45 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Myers129's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: NW Ohio
Posts: 64
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
bad was about 9 towing or not the truck doesnt seem to care. now with the mods and no load running on econo tune i can get 13 if i really try. when im towing it is a mini excavator, bobcat or a load all so anywhere between 10k and the load all is 22k but we dont pull it often. i wouldnt be afraid to go to the taller gears because i think i have the power now but im afraid the tranny will give up the ghost. am i just paranoid about these trannys in stock form? sorry i didnt specify how bad my mileage was in my first post, thanks for your time
Myers129 is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 01-12-2012, 08:54 PM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 140
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I'm get 14 with a flat bed in my F550 not tuned yet it shoulda been here today
But pretty much some of same mods u got
I get around 11.5 mpg towing 7-9k but got zf6.
7-9 mpg pulling 17000 lbs.
But I'm running zf6 Trans not auto. U mpg seem low
I'm looking into gear vendor by July.
It will cost about the same to gear up as to get gear vendor. Check them out

2000 F550 DRW. 4x4 manual Trans
AIH delete
Glow shift guages
98gal transfer flowtank
Riffraff 6637 kit
Ccv mode
Wicked wheel
4" mbrp
PAC brake with aux air tank to air stuff up
TS chip 6 pos
Riffraff hpx crossover

Last edited by Vdryv; 01-12-2012 at 08:57 PM. Reason: Add
Vdryv is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 01-13-2012, 12:54 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Myers129's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: NW Ohio
Posts: 64
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I didn't know mbrp made an exhaust for the chassis cab. That really sucks I bought a diamond eye because I thought it was my only option and the tail pipe just about drags the ground. Looks kinda dumb and overall I wasnt impressed with the kit.
Myers129 is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 01-13-2012, 01:39 PM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 140
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
The only part that realy didn't fit was the muffler bracket. It doesn't clamp end of muffler it like 3" off so I just bought another bracket to clamp muffler.

2000 F550 DRW. 4x4 manual Trans
AIH delete
Glow shift guages
98gal transfer flowtank
Riffraff 6637 kit
Ccv mode
Wicked wheel
4" mbrp
PAC brake with aux air tank to air stuff up
TS chip 6 pos
Riffraff hpx crossover
Vdryv is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome