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  1. how to understand the mpg display

    6.0L Problems Forum
    I have a bullydog tuner on my truck but no tune actually installed. The truck is all stock except for the blue spring mod i recently did. I have done an oil change, both fuel filters are changed, it has a brand new radiator with new coolant in it. I just test drove it today after changing the...
  2. MPG, after Mods...

    6.0L Problems Forum
    So after scratching my head for some time now, I figured I'd break down and ask the advice of those who probably know better than I do. I've had my '06 CCSB 4x4 6.0 for about 7 months now. It has a hair over 116K miles on it now, and has run great since I bought it. It was totally stock when...
  3. Trying to increase my MPG

    General 6.0L Discussion
    Hi all I have read a LOT on this forum and others about mpg and fuel efficiency and have begun the process to try and improve what my truck offers in the way of mpg. This is my 2nd powerstroke, and my first (04 CC LB 4wd) got around 16 city/mixed/light towing and up to 22 empty on the hwy going...
  4. smoke switch & MPG's

    General 6.0L Discussion
    got a smoke switch on the truck yesterday. not for smoke , but just to give it more of a rumble at idle . so being im used to the 1.32 A/R on my "other" truck . I decide to play around with opening the turbo up at different RPM and throttle positions to get a feel for how the truck reacts...
  5. Low mpg has me stumped

    99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    Ok I have a 2001 f250 4 door short bed 213,000 miles have a cold air kit a ATS ported housing ts 6 position chip and it's straght piped I just put in a built trans and tc also has 6" lift and 35" BFG,s My problem my mpg,s took a trip to az 700 miles used the cruse control the hole way with...
  6. Advise on MPG tuner and needed gauges

    99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    I just recently got a 2002 F250 7.3L 4x4 to haul our cab-over camper (2K lbs wet) for a year on the road. Need to improve MPGs and would appreciate any and all advice on what tuner/chip/programmer to get and what gauge/s is absolutely needed to avoid engine/transmission damage. I do not care...
  7. 2005 6.0 MPG Problems

    6.0L Problems Forum
    :dunno:Hi All. I am new to the forum and excited to be a part of it. I recently purchased a used 05 6.0 crew cab for work/ travel. (145K on the truck) The truck is totally stock when purchased. At the time I was averaging 15 mpg (highway/city mix). Keep in mind the truck would tow 5-6 k...
  8. Horrible fuel millage?!

    Diesel Diagnostics
    Im in serious need of help improving my mpg! 06 F250 6.0 extended cab 4"lift with 34.5" tires 3.5" dp to 4" straight pipe exhaust sct tuner with Gearheads extreme tune I currently get 12.7mpg hand calculated. now i know some people will say I'm asking for bad millage because of the lift...
  9. Are my injectors bad? Poor fuel economy

    99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    Hey yall i have a 2002 7.3 f250 i have it straight piped, with an 8" lift, on 35's. I just put in a new terminator high pressure pump and procomp ES9000 shocks. I am getting around 9mpg and i cannot figure out why. I know the lift and tires hurt my mpg but it shouldnt hurt it that bad. My rpms...
  10. Are my injectors bad? Poor fuel economy

    99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    Hey yall i have a 2002 7.3 f250 i have it straight piped, with an 8" lift, on 35's. I just put in a new terminator high pressure pump and procomp ES9000 shocks. I am getting around 9mpg and i cannot figure out why. I know the lift and tires hurt my mpg but it shouldnt hurt it that bad. My rpms...
  11. GForce

    99-03 7.3L Performance Parts
    anyone have any experience with the Gforce chip? planning on buying a hydra but wanted to see if anyone had any insight on this chip first. FORD EXCURSION GF Peformance Chip
  12. Tire Size

    99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    Just bought a 2000 Excursion 7.3 4X4, needs new tires. truck is stock, no lift. I've heard taller tires get you better mpg (lower rpms). what is the best tire size for a stock 7.3?
  13. Real world 7.3 mpg questions

    99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    Hey guys. What are y'all really getting mpg wise with your trucks? I'm currently driving a 97 2wd with an unfixable speedo problem it seems and I'm getting 12 mpg. I'd love to stay with my loyalty to Ford and up grade to an 00-02 7.3 6 speed but if the mileage can't really get better than 16mpg...
  14. What's going on with my MPG??

    General 6.0L Discussion
    I have a 2004 f350 single rear wheel 6.0 6" lift with 35's, blue spring, 6.4 banjo bolts, coolant and oil bypass filters and an SCT tuner with custom performance economy tune from More Power Tuning (MPT). My MPG's are terrible. I am getting around 15 mpg highway. Around 13 in town keeping my...
  15. Sensor Cleaning?

    6.0 Motor problems
    I replaced my thermostat a couple days ago and when I did I had to pull my EBP sensor bracket off to get to it. While I had it off I took it apart and cleaned it out with just a dry Q-tip, and then kinda scraped out the elbow it connects to with the Q-tip stick, quite a bit of gunk and crusty...
  16. 13 mpg??

    Diesel Diagnostics
    96 powerstroke only 13 mpg I have a 96 automatic powerstroke that I just bought, it is straight piped I believe 4" the whole way and a 6 position power chip and I making only 13 mpg with it. I even tried a tank where I turned it to stock and babyed it but still 13 mpg. Does anyone know what...
  17. Leveling kit

    6.0L Exterior Discussion
    Well this is my first post on this forum. I just got a 2006 f250 xlt 4x4 crew cab long bed with 92k on it. First off I want to level it. I have been searching online for leveling kits and they range from 1.5" to 3" most common being 2.5". I did some very quick measurements on wheel wells and...
  18. Looking for some upgrades!

    6.4L Performance Parts Discussion
    I am looking to purchase my first Diesel and I'm planning on a 6.4 Liter, either an 08 or 09. I'm curious as to what performance parts I could put on it to raise the horsepower, MPG, and in general, bad assness of the truck. Any and all suggestions would be helpful, I've read through quite a bit...
  19. 6.0 egr delete then worse MPG

    6.0L Problems Forum
    I just bought an F250 KR 3 weeks ago and just had to put egr delete on it. I also replaced the oil cooler. It has an Edge Juice Attitude on it and now I am getting worse MPG. This is my second diesel but the first was a 7.3 but it didn't have any mods on it. Please help me try to determine what...
  20. New 2013 6.7 best mpg?

    General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)
    Finally bought a new 6.7 and i was wondering if anyone had some insight on how to get the best mileage possible? Not considering a programmer/exhaust yet but what are some things i can do to squeeze out the best milage.
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