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Old 05-28-2015, 05:19 PM   #41
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My brother got "educated" by the 6.0 Ford diesel he has. I think he's up to 150K miles... 7 turbos... EGR delete (I think)... several injectors... and head bolts. His education led him to get an aftermarket turbo when he got the head bolts done. So far, after all that, it's doing well for the last 50K miles or so. Ford bought most of the turbos and injectors, but he bought the last 2. He's pretty happy with it now.


He gave me hell for buying a Ram... go figure...
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Old 05-29-2015, 04:17 PM   #42
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This is our 2008 Ford F-350 6.8 v-10 with our 2014 30wrs. I bought the truck new and only has 45k miles on it. It tows great. Very dependable. Fuel mileage on flat ground is 10 to 11 mpg when we hit the west Virginia inclines it drops to the 8 mpg area. The only downfall is it's hard to find gas stations to fit in to get to gas. I have a 38 gallon tank and generally get to where I'm going on a tankful.
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Old 05-29-2015, 04:20 PM   #43
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LOL I dumped my F-350 6.0l (sick-o) in 2008 for my 6.8 v-10 gas motor. Hard on fuel but your going to get to your destination. I was stranded 4 times towing with my 2003 6.0.....
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Old 05-29-2015, 05:42 PM   #44
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Not tha glamorous but it gets it done. Taken earlier today, my 2001 Silverado..



I bought it in 2003, have 110k on it now.

Its a 4.8 (i know), 2wd, installed 3.73's two years ago (big improvement from the 3.42s with towing), large b&m trans cooler with deeper pan, pcm4less tune. It does well with this and my car hauler.
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Old 05-29-2015, 06:38 PM   #45
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F250 SD Lariat crew cab 4x4 BP'd 6.0 PSD pulling a Surveyor Sport SP-220. 6250lb's fully loaded in tow. 870lb's with full aux fuel tank, bed and cab contents. 49k in-tow averaging 14mpg. Unhitched... 19mpg hwy. Nary a hiccup (salt over the shoulder).

Cons: The heated seat button is ill placed. Climbing up it's easy to trip and cook my tush before I realize what's going on.
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Old 05-29-2015, 11:13 PM   #46
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[QUOTE=Yarome;878094]F250 SD Lariat crew cab 4x4 BP'd 6.0 PSD pulling a Surveyor Sport SP-220. 6250lb's fully loaded in tow. 870lb's with full aux fuel tank, bed and cab contents. 49k in-tow averaging 14mpg. Unhitched... 19mpg hwy. Nary a hiccup (salt over the shoulder).

Cons: The heated seat button is ill placed. Climbing up it's easy to trip and cook my tush before I realize what's going on. [/ Could of written that off as HOT flashes!
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Old 05-29-2015, 11:25 PM   #47
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Could of written that off as HOT flashes!
That's no joke! The first time it happened I was SURE I had manopause. With all the wiring and mods I've done to my rigs you would have thought I would have just reached under and unplugged it by now, right? I always forget. WAIT! Is that another symptom of manopause??
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That's no joke! The first time it happened I was SURE I had manopause. With all the wiring and mods I've done to my rigs you would have thought I would have just reached under and unplugged it by now, right? I always forget. WAIT! Is that another symptom of manopause??
Don't know......never happen here.......we are left coasters!
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Old 05-30-2015, 12:15 AM   #49
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Pulling Roo 233s with a 2002 F150 Supercrew FX4. 152,000 miles. 3:55 rear end. 22 gallon tank. Does fine for local flat trips, but after venturing into Hocking Hills last year fully loaded, family of five packed in.... Not such a great set up. Typically get around 8mpg. Currently interested in replacing it with a used Expedition EL...as we desire something a little more pleasant for the family to ride in.
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