Compression Ignition Addict
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: upstate ny
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Feedback Score: 7 reviews
DIY tymar intake (use some 3" exhaust pipe and a FIL6637 from napa)
Dp tuner chip (you can get several switch on the fly tunes, all of which will help with mileage)
203 degree thermostat-dieselsite.com has them, every little bit helps
free flowing exhaust (MBRP, or Diamond eye 4" will lower EGT's and increase mileage)
and a 6.0 intercooler-not really for the mileage benefit, but it'll keep the truck running cooler. Maybe try a water/methanol injection setup-They help with mileage. I'd also recommend a valve body, or at least a good shift kit.
DEFINATELY get an EGT gauge/transmission temp. Despite increasing economy, you will be adding power-even a conservative tow tune will make a huge difference.
Other than that, make sure everything is in good working order-maintenance up to date, no leaks, etc.
The only benefit to ANYTHING banks sells over what is listed, is that you can tell people you have a banks kit and they'll know what you're talking about. Banks off the shelf parts are overpriced, and for the most part inferior to the options listed.
2005 Lariat CCSB F-350 SRW
300,000 miles and going strong
12" fabtech lift with 40" Xterrain's on M/T classic locks, Adjustable track bar, Bilstein 7100 reservoir shocks
Edge juice/attitude CTS, SCT with ID tunes, Snow meth. injection, Diamond eye 4" exhaust, 03 turbo, ARP studs, Sinister coolant filter
2010 stone seats/console, pioneer avic d3 with backup camera/bluetooth
Viair 450c compressor, dual 2.5 gallon tanks, air horns rated @115db
Last edited by dazdillenger; 06-19-2011 at 09:28 PM.