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2010 6.4 poor fuel mileage

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by beam, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. beam

    beam Senior Member
    from pa
    Messages: 314

    Got a f350 quad cab dw truck that is getting 7-8.5 miles per gallon was thinking of getting a programmer and doing away with the diesel particulate filter any ideas will help
     
  2. Evil PSD

    Evil PSD Member
    Messages: 30

    i got a 6.4 also but im gettin around 11mpg around town, but i heard getting rid of the dpf and a tune such as spartan or H&S will boost your mpg big time but careful with warrenty Thumbs Up
     
  3. Pristine PM ltd

    Pristine PM ltd PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,794

    yep, the 6.4 kinda sucks major with the mileage.
     
  4. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,181

    SCT with custom tunes from Eric at Innovative diesel is the way to go. Stock my 09 crew cab would only get 14-14.5 on the highway. After tuning it and removing the dpf/doc I get 17-18 all the time and have got up to 20. Our plow truck went from using almost 4gph plowing down to less than 2ghp, I almost couldn't believe it.
    And the added power is GREAT.
    Robert
     
  5. ford550

    ford550 Senior Member
    Messages: 407

    Holy crap, you guys get that much. My '08 F550 averages 6.5 mpg. Than again I am a little over 5 ton empty.
     
  6. six4powerstroke

    six4powerstroke Member
    from CHICAGO
    Messages: 42

    im tuned with spartan and dpf deleted and highway i see 20+ mpg and city 15-17 mpg.