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post #1 of 11 Old 05-05-2013, 05:53 PM Thread Starter
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Talking 6.0 Owner Needing 6.4 Upgrade/Advice

New member here from Florida! I currently own a 2004 6.0 powerstroke but looking to upgrade into a 6.4 crew cab 4x4. I love the look and the interior of the of the 6.4's but heard the mileage wasn't so great. I have about 20k-25k as a budget to spend on the 6.4 and will do the DPF/DOC delete with programmer and CAI. I just need advice or first hand comments from people that own these 6.4's on what i should be getting for my 20K-25K and the mileage if i do the DPF/DOC delete and programmer. I would love to get a 6.7 but they are just to dang expensive still.

Thanks in advance for everyone's advice and comments, this is my first post on here so i'm sorry if it's not the greatest!
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The 6.4s are great. I love mine. I think I'm way out of the norm, but I paid $28k out the door for my 4x4 King Ranch F250 with 58k miles.

As far as mileage. Stock I was getting 13ish (mixed driving), tuned I have gotten high 17s while cruising on road trips but day to day get around 15-16 (probably half and half city/hwy).

Your immediate mods are probable going to run you $2k for tuner, intake and delete pipe. So just be sure to budget that in.


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I got my CCSB 2008 Lariat with about 60,000 miles for 33,000.

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I have an 09 ccsb lariat got it for $30. It's still a work in progress, I know I'm I getting crappy mileage but I love the truck more then I hate the gas mileage.

2009 f250/lariat/crewcab/shortbed/eagle alloy 079's/S&B intake/procomp 6inch lift/work in progress...
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Thanks for all the quick comments back! I don't expect the best gas mileage out of these things but have just heard the normal horror stories of them only getting 12 or so around the city and then some people saying they were getting near 20 so after the deletes, i didn't know what people were really getting on a normal basis.

Is the truck more reliable after all the deletes and tuner?

I'm an agriculture real estate agent so I need the looks of the truck but also a ranch manager so i need the pulling power, the 08-10 trucks look like they will fit right in to what i need. Just have a lot of questions before pulling the trigger and buying one though!
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I picked up my 08 CCSB FX4 for $31,000 out the door. Had 35,000 on it when I bought it. Had it for 2 days before I removed the DOC/DPF and added the tuner and an intake. Hand calculated on average 16.2 MPG. 70/30 city highway driving.
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The truck will also be much more reliable once you get rid of the DOC/DPF and tune it. You don't have to worry about oil dillution.
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I just purchased an '08 FX4 with 56k miles for $29k out the door. Two days later dropped 2k on tuner, DPF delete, and aFe CAI. That was about 2 weeks ago and so far I am loving it. The Spartan tuner and DPF delete alone made a HUGE difference. Good luck, hope you find what you want!
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I just purchased an '08 FX4 with 56k miles for $29k out the door. Two days later dropped 2k on tuner, DPF delete, and aFe CAI. That was about 2 weeks ago and so far I am loving it. The Spartan tuner and DPF delete alone made a HUGE difference. Good luck, hope you find what you want!
What gas mileage are you getting with the spartan tuner,dpf delete and AFE CAI?
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Before the install I was getting 15 highway and about 11/12 city. I have yet to hand calculate it after the installs but the lie-o-meter says about 18/19 city. Im driving from VA to TX later this week and will hand calculate it and post results.

2008 F-250 FX4, Spartan Tuned, DPF/EGR delete, AFE CAI, 315/55/R20 Toyo Open Country
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