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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-14-2010, 11:27 PM Thread Starter
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does anyone have a 10 inch lift -with 38 inch tires- running 4.10 gears? Just asking for a friendwho says he could get 17 mpg out of it on his 1997 f350. i thought it would be alot lower mpgs but thought i would ask the professionals.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-15-2010, 02:42 AM
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Re: just asking

i have a 8" lift, 37" tires, and 3.73 gears and i have had a high of 20m.p.g. on highway, with my tuner on mileage, so it is possible.

2000 f-350 eclb lariet 7.3l, 8" lift, 18" rockstars, 37" nittos,projector headlights, euro tailights, recon led third brake light, recon clear cab lights, pocket flares, auto to 6 speed swap, south bend clutch,edge juice/attitude, superchips stacked, 5" exhaust to 6" stacks, diy intake.
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Re: just asking

It's not going to be easy...
You're adding rotational mass, reducing your engine's torque advantage on the road, and increasing drag.
the only benefit would be lower RPM's

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Re: just asking

you lose the most mileage starting and stopping. once you get them big tires rollin though, you can make some mileage. less revolutions on a big tire, compared to stock tires.

2000 f-350 eclb lariet 7.3l, 8" lift, 18" rockstars, 37" nittos,projector headlights, euro tailights, recon led third brake light, recon clear cab lights, pocket flares, auto to 6 speed swap, south bend clutch,edge juice/attitude, superchips stacked, 5" exhaust to 6" stacks, diy intake.
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