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Only way I found is not drive the gas guzzling beast
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I had a gm 454 one ton , well put me in the poor house,
now run Ford one ton 460
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I had a gm 454 one ton , well put me in the poor house,
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A F-250/350 with a 460 is not a daily driver............Its a piece of heavy equipment. Do not expect to make the mpg bearable for such duty, its just not going to happen.
Consider a Kia to drive when you don't need the truck.

The only thing I have found that helped even very slightly was going to long tube headers, took me from 11.5 to 12.5.........that is after I quit exploring the new found performance bump.
Umm, yes, it is.
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I put in a throttle body spacer, did a shorty exhaust, keep well tuned, have replaced a lot of 27 year old sensors, injectors, dizzy, cap, wires proper copper plugs. Regular additives, seafoam, throttle cleaning, oil and gear case changes and run 93 oct.Tires 75# / 65#. Mileage typical between 12(stop&go) - 14 longer trips. I have a cab height cap, which helps.
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