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Hi, this is my first diesel, its an 02 (7.3) crew 4X basically stock for now,Grill, air bags (rear), tri gauge pod, Leveling kit, ARE filter and 295 X 16 rubber. My big thing is trying to get MPG out it. Seems like everyones getting better MPG than I am? Im averaging 16-17 on the Hwy driving miss daisy!! Is it true that some 7.3's are pulling 20 or better?? How?? I was thinking about going for a power module to go for to try to get MPG and yes power would be nice. Would exhaust also help with my quest? Thanks.
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Welcome Jambo 55 from another Zonie. You should have no problem finding the answers to your questions on this forum...

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Another "zonie" here Exhaust chip and intake 2-3 mpg Use the search tool and you should be able yo find what other guys think work the best Dont do what I did and waste money buying things that you will have upgrade again because you did not buy the best for your needs

2000 F250 cc 4x4 4" lift BFG 315's,,dp tuner Auto Meter gauges, Hybrid 235cc injectors,TN BB turbo,water meth injection,Ragin intake,ITP boost fooler Banks intercooler,big head wastegate,power elbow,torque converter,6.0 tranny cooler,High flow intakes AIH delete air ride air bags,gibson 4" exhaust,zoodad mod, remote start, Pioneer dvd/ navigation Sirrus radio,sun coast tranny ,Bts valve body,H11 s,Engine rebuild .030 over,Fluid Dampner,203 thermostat

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Welcome Jambo! Tuner's can do wonders on the MPG if you can keep your foot out of it........I can't seem to do that though.
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hey zonie always br thankful for what you have. i done all kinds of mods and gained no milage improvement. be i have alot of power now.

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Welcome to the forum man...

As far as your MPG, most claiming 20 are full of it.....17 is about right for your truck....
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Thumbs up Thanks guys

Wow, Im looking forward to improving my MPG AND power this is defenitely the right place to get the 411
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Thank you Marc I got these guys jumping all over me because I dont believe they are gettin 20 mpg

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