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Old 02-15-2012, 01:26 PM
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Chips/kits for better fuel economy??

So, just got a job about an hour away. No way in hell im selling my truck though. That being said, im going to need to improve my fuel economy. It's a 99 F250 and all that's done is an intake. I have about $2000 to spend, going to start with an aluminized exhaust so we're talking about $1700it to work with. So what are the best chips/kits/mods to improve my fuel economy? Preferably back your suggestions with numbers so I can get an idea? Thanks for the help!
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Old 02-15-2012, 01:30 PM
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well your going to need gauges... depending on what setup you want it can range from about 200 dollars to over 400.
next is a performance chip.. i suggest Tony Wildman Performance Chips
after that there is really not much else you can do to get better MPG other than making sure all your filters are clean and your tire pressure is to the correct PSI...

-Raul
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use that 1700 and buy a civic or somethin
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Yeah...considered it but I don't really want to buy a $1700 ****box im going to have do dump a bunch more money into...plus registration, liability insurance etc...
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idk where you live but there are some cheap little cars out there. i got a 95 ford escort for 1200 and i beat the crap out of that car, put prolly 35k on it and all i've ever had to do is replace a ball joint and tie rod, change the oil. worth its weight in gold
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Old 02-15-2012, 01:56 PM
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Ahh the glorious state of NH, where most cars under $1500 are rusted all to hell. Sadly.
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well drivin reasonably, keep up with maintenance, intake, exhaust, and a chip can help but buyin a chip and expectin a mpg increase will leave you dissapointed
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