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post #1 of 32 (permalink) Old 04-11-2010, 05:27 PM Thread Starter
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Here We Go Again

Spring/summer 2008 redux. Diesel is over $3 and some say heading for $4.

Time to give the smoke a rest and squeeze some more MPG out of the truck.

2000 F-350 SC 4x2 6 speed
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post #2 of 32 (permalink) Old 04-12-2010, 10:43 PM
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kinda true... just have to adjust the nut behind the wheel and tune down the smiles per gallon...

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post #3 of 32 (permalink) Old 04-13-2010, 10:11 PM
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Yup. I'll be working on an aero cap and belly pan as soon as I get my truck back.

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Re: Here We Go Again

hey dave,

how many mpg is the tonnue cover good for? whats a good brand that will take some use, abuse, and SNOW?

thanks

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Mine was good for 1.5 MPG.

I liked my A.R.E. hard tonneau.

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Mine was good for 1.5 MPG.

I liked my A.R.E. hard tonneau.

not to bad... know any good name soft ones? i need to be able to roll it up for fold it up to get into the toolbox or throw #### in the bed

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How much did you say the cool Nemo mirrors are worth? Any current pictures of your truck?
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post #8 of 32 (permalink) Old 04-16-2010, 01:40 AM
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The extang roll up one has lasted me 4 years of snow and salt and rolling and all sorts of other crap, still has plenty of life left in it. It made a little bit of difference in MPG. Hope this helps. Not trying to derail here. Debating making a roll up aero covering, just not sure about losing the rear window to look out of. Saving up for trans upgrade, gear vendors and carbon fiber drive shaft.


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I just put the extang tool box tonneau on my truck two days ago and the LOM is showing huge differences. LOM says 20.3 on my stock truck in my sig. If i can keep my foot out of it and only have one regen i bet ill end this tank at 19. We shall see. I am also using fords cetane booster which seemd to limit regens from twice a tank without to once a tank with. I will soon be opening up the exhaust and running a stock no DPF/DOC tune. I am also going to work my way up from stock no dpf through the different levels of tunes and see if stock gets better MPG's, or a big race tune will. And Diesel is 2.83 where i am at...and creeping up

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Wow, over $3 already...I paid $2.84 yesterday and that was high for Va....
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