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Old 10-05-2012, 10:14 AM
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I am new to the site and to Powerstrokes. I have always loved and had 5.9s But the rest of the truck is junk. I finally upgraded to a Ford. 2010 6.4. I have read sevaral posts and know that everyone has different opinions.

I am looking for better mileage. So mostly want to know what brands work the best for the 6.4 as far as intake, tuner, exhaust or anything else I need. Oh and don't want it loud like the last truck I had.

I did intake, programmer, intercooler and 5" straight pipe on the old 5.9. So I know what I am doing, just not sure what works best on a ford. Any info is much appreciated.
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Old 10-05-2012, 10:17 AM
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Old 10-05-2012, 10:18 AM
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the good news about the 6.4 is even straight piped and WOT its not very loud as far as im concerned... most people go H&S or spartan.... Flo Pro is good cheap exhaust works great on the 6.4 and just about everyone loves the S&B intake. congrats on the new truck i hope you like it! welcome to the website.
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Old 10-05-2012, 10:25 AM
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Thanks tractor, that is kinda what I am seeing here. Since I never had to deal with emissions stuff before, I am kind of lost on the delete stuff. Is it needed or will new exhaust fix that?
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Old 10-05-2012, 10:40 AM
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What are some of the best places to buy parts from?
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Old 10-05-2012, 10:42 AM
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OEM? or aftermarket?
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Old 10-05-2012, 11:42 AM
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5.9 Gas?

Look at the site sponsors here and that will get you going. Best MPG will be not much stop and go and a very light right foot. Stay out of the boost as much as possible.

Tuner: H&S Mini Maxx or Spartan
Intake: S&B or AFE
Exhaust: Take your pick

Delete (if you can): DPF and EGR

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Old 10-05-2012, 12:31 PM
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WELL i can order you anything you need for OEM and Aftermarket
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Thanks Doss. Umm the 5.9 was not gas. But was not sure if I should use the bad word on here that starts with a "C". Since this is a Ford site. As far as driving style, I am very easy on pedal, set cruise at 70 on highway which is the speed limit here and I am averaging 15.7. Not close to the 22.5 I used to get in the other brand of truck. But the Ford is much much nicer. Thanks everyone for the input.
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