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Old 01-26-2009, 05:10 PM
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New Member- fuel problem

Hey guy I am new to the forum but am enjoying it already! I live in the tampa area going to school but live in manatee county. I was curious if ya'll ever have get togethers around the state or if their is one coming up?

Secondly, I need some advice about my 2000 7.3. I have had it for 3 years now and have never gotten better than 13 mpg no matter what I do! I Have recently downloaded superchips new xs fuel saving file and it deffinatly bumped me up to 13.5 but that is empty on the interstate! generally around town I get 12.5 and when I haul my 6000lb. boat or horse trailer it is 10-11.

I rutienly run lucas injector cleaner through it after every oil change at 5000 miles. granted i have 35" and 3.73 gears but when even before that the milage wasnt much better.

If someone has any suggestions about this situation it will be much appertiated!
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Old 02-09-2009, 04:36 AM
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When you are cruzin down the interstate what is your speed and how many rpm are you turning? I am surprised that your mileage is so poor
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Old 02-09-2009, 02:33 PM
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At 2000 rmp it is 73 mph dead on. my speedometer is correct because I have my tires programmed with my Superchip
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I am not sure what to say. maybe one of the other members can help.....
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