The biggest problem you will have with performance is your engine is Speed Density. When towing or with the camper, or both, mileage would drop to 14 mpg. Wheel hubs and transfer cases can be electronic push a button in the cab or manual move a shift lever and twist a knob. Camper weighed in at 3300 lbs. The engine delivers power through the transmission as in any truck.
Everyones driving habits are different, but according to my nephew, I drive like a old man. Had 215,000 plus miles on it when I traded it for a new one in 2005. My diff gearing is 3. . I popped the HiVo chain.
I have the suspision that something might wrong either in the motor or somewhare else. For some reason it always seems like I'm going uphill all the time. If you still think you don't have heavy foot then go store get vacuum gauge and install on it. Driving habits did have a big impact, running it hard would suck your tank dry in a ni … ght. How long it been since u cleaned all egr,sensor ,throttle body? The 2nd tank hand calculated, 14. That was a mix of 40% hiway and 60% local roads.
The mpg's will likely increase slightly after the break in, and as it warms up out side. Everyones driving habits are different, but according to my nephew, I drive like a old man. That is for a very healthy running car. He also has measured a significant decrease in exhaust temps, increase in exhaust flow, and some definite mileage benefits. Any thoughts on how the 6. Open up the air and the exhaust of the truck.
Truck has 52000 miles on it so I am going to change plugs soonseeing I have then and before the old ones get stuck in the heads. Very smooth riding, handled pretty well considering it weighed over 4,000 pounds and would pin you to the seat on hard take off. I didn't think that these add ons would effect my mileage this much. I had a Ford with a 7. Can anyone give me some clues as to what might be arong with my truck or is the price i have to pay for power.
The 69 only came with a 360hp 429 V8, C6 transmission. The secure mounts show how Tough Country takes the extra steps to give your new bumper a truly custom look for your truck. I'm talking about having a qualified exhaust shop or welder rework your y-pipe. I didn't think that these add ons would effect my mileage this much. It is most likely Speed Density.
The biggest load was 3,300 pounds of porcelean floor tile in the back and towing a trailer with 7,500 pounds of alfalfa bales. Driving on the highway when the speedlimit was 55mph, I would get 25mpg at 60mph. I'd say if you have the money then go for it. My gmc 1 ton dump with 6. I've been known to pick up a penny or two.
As far as coolant all is good. Electronic ones are more convenient, but break easier when components fail mostly wheel hubs. A tire kicker maybe, but not a serious buyer. I towed a 19 ft boat and had an 11 ft camper on the bed most of the summers. I'll send you a pic Monday after work of what I'm talking about with the exhaust. I have the suspision that something might wrong either in the motor or somewhare else. There really isn't much difference between the superduty 7.
In the front people usually put an additional leaf spring and brackets need to be installed to low … er the inner hinges of the twin i-beam suspinsion. These steps are repeatedthroughout all four wheels. Just remember that Diesel owners lie about mileage. I had a 95 F350 crew cab with an auto tranny for about 10 years. Your mileage and especially your power will increase after getting rid of the little bugger.
These trucks have leaf springs in the front and back. They are all good trucks. Carry and extra relay with you. Truck will be used for plowing in the winter and towing a mowing trailer in the summer. I live at 7,800 feet. And it was still running strong, not using any oil. I'm impressed with the truck so far, and for a large truck 13 mpg's isn't bad.