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Old 01-20-2011, 06:52 AM
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stock tuning vs. custom tuning in the winter

Just wondering what everyone that lives in a cold climate does in the winter with thier tuning. Have been running extreme street for two weeks and seeems like mileage is dropping. Iam assuming it is because of extended warm up times and the amount of fuel this tune runs at idle. The out side temps are in the low 20's as a average. Wondering if I should put it back to stock for the winter. Thanks for your input
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Old 01-20-2011, 07:09 AM
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I run mine tuned all winter, MPG drop from extended idle, Hi idle mod, and running the truck in 4wd when needed for the snow days.
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Old 01-20-2011, 08:11 AM
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i had feeling that was the cause. I guess I will settle for 13mpg's until spring
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Old 01-20-2011, 08:13 AM
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I return my to stock in the winter. Helps mileage some.
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Old 01-20-2011, 08:15 AM
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just filled up the tank so maybe i will switch back to stock and see if it improves at all
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Old 01-20-2011, 10:13 AM
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Also, winter blended fuel will make a difference.
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Old 01-20-2011, 10:18 AM
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Mine stays tuned year round. Usually SRL

Or if its really chitty I will load the tow tune
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Old 01-20-2011, 10:33 AM
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WTF is this????
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Old 01-20-2011, 10:35 AM
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Looks like a fuel filter with no membrane on it?
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Old 01-20-2011, 10:39 AM
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That is a gelled up fuel filter
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