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Old 03-01-2009, 09:52 AM
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Finally bought one

Well I took the plung and bought my wife a Exp EL. I had been shopping for an '08 in an effort to avoid the sparkplug issue. However I came accross I really nice 07 Limited with 24k miles for $26000 so I took it. My wife really likes it, it's a sweet truck. I think it might have an after market exhaust, something like a Borla cat back single. It has a really nice deep rumble at idle yet no highway drone. I love the sound, my wife hates it of course. Now if I can just find a way to get the gas mileage up. Superchip, Diablo, etc. all claim to increase fuel mileage, does anyone have first hand experience with one of these?
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Old 03-02-2009, 07:53 AM
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Superchip programmers tend to give more power increases than MPG increases. The Mpg increase is usually minimal. Of course how your wife drives, condition of the truck, etc. plays a major part in mpg's.
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Old 03-02-2009, 09:56 AM
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Well I took the plung and bought my wife a Exp EL. I had been shopping for an '08 in an effort to avoid the sparkplug issue. However I came accross I really nice 07 Limited with 24k miles for $26000 so I took it. My wife really likes it, it's a sweet truck. I think it might have an after market exhaust, something like a Borla cat back single. It has a really nice deep rumble at idle yet no highway drone. I love the sound, my wife hates it of course. Now if I can just find a way to get the gas mileage up. Superchip, Diablo, etc. all claim to increase fuel mileage, does anyone have first hand experience with one of these?
talk to Mike at 5 Star Tuning. I have an excal 3 programmer and he did the custom tunes for my 07 Ford Expedition. Drives much better than before, plus I am getting 3-4 mpg better than I was stock. Recently i had to get my truck inspected and switched back to the stock programming and my mpg went from aroun 13-14 in the city, to 8.5-9 with the same driving style. I seem to have a heavy foot. On the highway with the 87 performance tune I can get over 20-22 mpg if I stay at 70 or below.
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