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Best Mod?

I have a stock 2004, F350, Lariat, SRW, CC, 4X4, FX4, 6.0L

If you had to do 1 modification to a bone stock truck like this, what would it be?
I believe in add ons like programmers and ram air etc. to improve gas mileage, but it costs MEGA $$$ and savings are slow.

I want to keep the mod below $300.

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I have a 7.3 but if I had a 6.0, first thing I would do is TB exhaust straight piped the 6.0 sounds sweeeeeet!!! the whistle is awesome


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I have a 7.3 but if I had a 6.0, first thing I would do is TB exhaust straight piped the 6.0 sounds sweeeeeet!!! the whistle is awesome
With fuel prices going through the roof I'm looking for a fuel saving mod.
"loud pipes saves lives right?"
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open Exhaust will contribute to mileage but... you have an 8000 lb truck so we are a little low for mpgs although I'm right about 16-17 street and about 19-20 hwy and a tuner with exhaust will definetly bump your mpg's but don't chip or tune withouut gauges..


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You're not gonna get much mileage improvement for 300 bucks. You could get an SCT and run the canned econo tune and pick up a couple MPGs. For another 100 bucks, you could get the SCT with custom tunes and just run the economy tune for now. Without gauges, I wouldn't run the hotter tunes, though.

If you intend on doing future mods, I would install a 4" turbo back exhaust first. You're not going to get huge mileage gains, but you could definitely do a budget FBD kit for under 300 bucks. You could do stainless for not a whole lot more, too. Then you'd have the first step to running the hotter tunes later.


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