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2 questions

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by SteveR, Dec 8, 2009.

  1. SteveR

    SteveR Senior Member
    Messages: 252

    Just got my new 09 F550 got 2 questions. Is anybody using the ctane booster and does it help?
    Number 2 I was backing up in some soft grass and had to use 4L, is this common I have never used low range in any other trucks? It is an auto trans.
  2. mc1

    mc1 Senior Member
    Messages: 171

    dont know about cetane boost ive got a 08 550 i just bend over . the 64 in a 550 has shite mileage and i have gotten stuck a few times but it was my own fault for bieng in hurry. i have a hooklift that weighs in a 3k and 2 ton of salt and no problems
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    It's those crappy tires they put on .One spin and the tread is full.
  4. Deco

    Deco Senior Member
    Messages: 453

    Obviously its a twin screw diesel . yes . cetane up 4oz. per 25 gal.
  5. suzuki0702

    suzuki0702 Senior Member
    Messages: 649

    the infamous contitracs!
  6. SteveR

    SteveR Senior Member
    Messages: 252

    I didnt get stuck just wouldnt go never spun a wheel. The dealer says cetane boost will give 5mpg is that accurate?