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Old 06-09-2012, 06:40 PM
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Fuel mileage

Ok this may be a lot of questions but just looking for some experienced answer, I bought an 08 diesel and use it to pull a landscape trailer and total weight is near 5000-6000 pounds including trailer I already did the banks air cooler and six gun tuner, we are only getting 7.5 mpg what should I do? I live in Michigan and am thinking about dpf delete will this help mileage and about how much will it help?
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Old 06-09-2012, 06:41 PM
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Also what other ideas do you guys have for me to improve mileage? What brand equipment will help also
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Old 06-09-2012, 06:55 PM
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One you got the wrong tuner and did you also do the DPF delete? I'm sure if you use the search function about how to improve mpg you will find several hundreds of threads about that subject.
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Old 06-09-2012, 06:59 PM
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I only did the banks stuff haven't touched Anything else yet
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I only did the banks stuff haven't touched Anything else yet
I would get rid of banks and get a Spartan or H&S tuner and DPF delete and you'll see a big jump in MPG.
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