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post #1 of 61 (permalink) Old 04-30-2010, 10:38 PM Thread Starter
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Question Best 6.0 MPGs

Ive got an 04 6.0 and I have been getting around 13.5-15 in the city. It has a 4" lift and 35s on it. It is bone stock except for a straight pipe exhaust. Is this the best I can do in the city and what can I do to possibly get better.
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post #2 of 61 (permalink) Old 05-01-2010, 02:10 AM
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Re: Best 6.0 MPGs

I assume you have 4x4 and an automatic.

If so, given your big tires and lift, you are doing as well as you can expect.

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Big tires and lifts don't help. A tuner should do something for ya. My CCLB dually gets 18-19mpg most of the time..
 
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Re: Best 6.0 MPGs

I swear I get 12 in the city.

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Re: Best 6.0 MPGs

I get 15 with mixed driving. 18 on the interstate.

sct, exhaust and intake.
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Re: Best 6.0 MPGs

I got 18 - hand calculated - out of mine on the interstate with just and intake and exhaust. That was before the SCT, EGR Delete, Injectors, and bigger tires.

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Re: Best 6.0 MPGs

You're mileage is excellent. I get 11 city and 16.5 hwy with 4" lift and 35" tires.

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Re: Best 6.0 MPGs

Driving a 2004 F-250, bone stock getting about 12-16 mpg city and if i baby it like a granny 16-22 on hw, hand calculated aswell.
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Re: Best 6.0 MPGs

well, first question, is this hand calculated or lie-o-meter?

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Re: Best 6.0 MPGs

I get high 15's with mixed driving and mid 17's on the highway hand calculated. Stock everything except intake and exhaust. Always keep it below 2g's on the RPM except once a week, usually on friday I stand on it to blow everything out.

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