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F250/F350 mileage diferences

Folks, the wife has an 05 F350 DRW FX4 long bed Crew cab
I have a CC F250 FX4 with the mods listed in my sig.

I get 16-22 on the highway and a 16 mpg average and I have a heavy foot, she drives like a little old lady and cant get over 17 on the highway and is averaging 13.2.

I have 58K and she has 28K, I drive a mix of city and highway she drives the same, about 1/3 of the miles I do.

What gives? thats a big difference in mileage?

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The mods help yours and the DRW hurts hers?

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she probably has 4.10 gears too

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she probably has 4.10 gears too
She does have one nice set of gears on her, thats why I married her....

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She is sitting next to me and found no humor in it at all.
She said WHATEVER as I typed this too.

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That made her laugh

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haha Her's having 4:10's is the biggest factor, and the motor being new. It'll take a little time to get better mileage. I can squeeze 18 out of my 7.3 if I drive right, and that is with the same gears and duals.

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