got a question about a f350 diesel

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  1. birdman123

    birdman123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how can i get the best gas mileage out of one of these
     
  2. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    Buy a smaller truck?

    Synthetic lube in the gearboxes and differentials helps a little.
     
  3. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Park it in the yard. [​IMG]
     
  4. Slinkytoys

    Slinkytoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Drive slower. Lighten the load (take off the tailgate and use a net). Make sure you aren't in trailer hauling mode. Good Luck!
    Slinky
     
  5. chickhopeful12

    chickhopeful12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put in a Superchips Ford Diesel Flashpaq. Depending on your engine 7.3 or 6.0, it will add up to 100 hp and 160 lbft torque. Economy mode will get you about 2.5 miles to the gallon. After turbo and back exhaust will get you another mile to a mile and a half without raising your exhaust temps.

    Call Mike at Troyer Performance and he can help you out. 540-965-7126.


    Hope this helps![​IMG]
     
  6. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Oh, and my dad swears by K&N air filters. Since he put one in his Ram and in the car, he has seen an increase in his gas mileage. Plus, you'll never have to buy an air filter again!
     
  7. darkmatter

    darkmatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have a 93 F250 with the 7.3 IDI engine, I get up to 21 mpg on the road with it. I use a cetane booster. For information about how to work your rig, I use: http://www.thedieselstop.com/
     
  8. herfrds

    herfrds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't put gas in it. Use the diesel fuel.

    Sorry I couldn't resisit.
     
  9. herefordlovinglady

    herefordlovinglady It Is What It Is

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    Quote:[​IMG] You stole my line!!!
     

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