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Cool Diesel head, new to powerstroke, a few questions

First of all the question on everyones mind, fuel economy.What are the best programmers? I need a programmer, and the right setup (exhaust, intake, deletes....) to not destroy my paycheck at the pump. Furthermore, what are the weak points, and typical issues?

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Seems like tuners for these trucks are more performance oriented first and then focused on fuel economy second. Most people are only seeing a few MPG difference. If you're solely looking for improved fuel economy from a tuner, exhaust, CAI, EGR delete, etc., you might as well just put that couple thousand towards buying diesel as it will take a long time to pay for itself through fuel savings.

Weak points on these trucks are the radiators and rad hoses. I've had a few upper and lower rad hoses replaced under warranty.

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welcome to the org. go to the performance side and you will find all the info you need

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