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Old 02-03-2011, 12:06 PM
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Has anyone found a good way to get the mileage better on a 7.3? Appreciate the help..
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Old 02-03-2011, 05:39 PM
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You have stage 2 injectors and are asking about fuel economy? What are you seeing now when you drive respectively?
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Old 02-04-2011, 04:36 PM
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around 14, i think if i put my stock turbo wheel back in i will get a little better. I have a ats houseing with the wicked wheel or what ever its called.
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Mine is completely stock and back when everything was in good working order, and keeping my foot out of the throttle and under 2000rpm mine was at an average of 20 to 22 mpg. just some info of what they are capable of. keep in mine arizona and everything is flat here.
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Old 02-05-2011, 07:31 AM
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I was getting 15.5 MPG out of my 1999 F-250 7.3
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You have stage 2 injectors and are asking about fuel economy?


Drive slower. Put a 2x4 under the accelerator pedal. Never exceed 2000 RPM...EVER...

Run stock size tires or narrower at max. inflation pressure. Make sure your alignment is dead-on (toe is most important for mileage). Buy a cheap early-90's car for a commuter.
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Old 02-05-2011, 01:48 PM
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i get 20mpg about in nc its hilly here but keep it under 600 etgs n under 2000 rpms anything over will kill your mpg drop the stage 2 n go to stock ur milage will go up
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I have a 00' and avg around 15-17 on a daily basis. When I turn the tunrs to stock I get much better.
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Drive slower. Put a 2x4 under the accelerator pedal. Never exceed 2000 RPM...EVER...

Run stock size tires or narrower at max. inflation pressure. Make sure your alignment is dead-on (toe is most important for mileage). Buy a cheap early-90's car for a commuter.
Some good advice there.
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Old 02-06-2011, 08:23 AM
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my 2000 7.3 gets 14.4 mpg and i have a fairly heavy foot!
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