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250 VS 350

moving from a DRW 350 CC to a CC 250. Only problem is not a lot that I like on the market. There is a lot of 350's though (single rear wheel) MPG is still important to me since i have to drive a lot. what would be my MPG difference in a 250 VS 350 CC 6.0? Im guessing there would be due to the towing capacity extra weight.

assuming everything is stock, Ill factor in the slight lift and tires later.
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the only difference between the 250 and 350 in those years is the block in the rear suspension. 250 has a 2 in 350 has a 4in. Other than that you can order a 250 and 350 exactly the same

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They are the exact same except for the block and I like the 350 srw because they sit higher

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great...as long as I get the same mpg, i have a lot more options now!

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The mileage all depends on what gears you have and the 250s and srw 350 usually have the stock 3.73s.

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ya i was going to check the gears, i was mainly wondering about weight, if it had any factor.
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ya i was going to check the gears, i was mainly wondering about weight, if it had any factor.
250 and 350 srw depending on options should way almost exactly the same

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ya i was going to check the gears, i was mainly wondering about weight, if it had any factor.
My crewcab, longbed 350 weighs in at 8k. That's using the scale at the landfill.

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