I wish I was even getting the mileage others are. If fuel mileage is more important then power, buy an older truck with a 6 cylinder. Your input please, preferably from someone who has one or has solid info. Fuel air rations, shift patterns, shift points and other optimizations for a given octane rating can increase fuel mileage and performance by 10 percent or more. If it is a newer model like on a 20 … 00 Explorer you might be able to unsnap flaps in the wheel wells to gain access from the side. Don't get me wrong, I love my truck. If I need muscle, I break out the 6.
Will sometimes get 11 empty. I have a 2008 350 crew 8'bed, w. If you're looking to get out from under a truck payment, you'd probably be happier with a V-10. Had a 8' plow for the last 3 winters I had it. The V-10 and Power Stroke owners think I am nuts, but I seriously do what they always say you can't do with a 5. The gas mileage is bad but that truck will pull a house. I am very happy with the performance.
Of course, rear ratios, tire size and torque converters play into this number. I don't pull anything heavy anymore - the 13 Whaler weighs practically nothing. The newer 3 valves are supposedly more powerful and better on fuel. Dont have it anymore, but had a 2000 f250 5. The harness is modular and works with both V10 and V8. As I am sure you know from owning them in the past, the motors rule, but the transmissions have their limitations. If the choice is between Dodge and Ford.
The backhoe and trailer together must weigh about 10000 pounds. That would wake it up. Exhaust wraps insulate and prevent heat transfer from the exhaust manifold to the air intake system manifold or engine compartment. If you have driven over 90,000 miles, replace the spark plugs and fuel injectors. This means they are exempt from federal safety requirements for lighter-duty trucks and cars. I have also pulled my 13 with it, and you forget it is back there! My daily driver which includes 102 miles of highway commuting and usualy 20-30 miles in town driving 95% empty.
I have a 1999 f250 with a v10, I get about 11. Roadside Assistance: The level of service differs greatly with this warranty, but many manufacturers offer a toll-free number that helps provide assistance in case you run out of gas, get a flat tire or lock your keys in the car. I have a 2008 f-250 4X4 5. Going back to the 1980s 6. It' … s all in the driving habits and patience of the individual. I have a 2005 F250 5. Models include regular cabs; four-door SuperCabs with two conventional front doors and two rear-opening rear doors; and four-door crew cabs with conventional front-hinged doors.
But you would have to replace the computer to fit a 7. I too am real curious to see what kind of mileages people are seeing with the 5. The last 2 I had were exceptional. You can get the 6. I'm likely gonna buy the diesel 4x4 crewcab. Towing 1998 Standard same hull as montauk get 12 mpg highway, around 10 in town.
Got around 13-14 in town. Big change from the diesel, but a very nice, quiet and comfortable truck. Cubic inches only tell part of the story. The gas burner has great performance for its class, and comparing it to the 7. With the 2V engine 2004 and older 7-8000 pounds are no real problem. He does all our snow removal.
I beleive that 3:73 gearing is standard on dually pickups don't quote me I have a friend with a 99 F350 dually, he pulls horse trailers, and he claims he can't get better than 14 mpg or so without the trailer. Under the Hood The biggest engine available in the F-150 is the smallest engine for the Super Duty models, a 5. I have towed my buddies 24' Sportfisherman on a 350 mile trip to Lake Ontario several times, none of which is highway driving and the 5. Models include regular cabs; four-door SuperCabs with two conventional front doors and two rear-opening rear doors; and four-door crew cabs with conventional front-hinged doors. Actual fuel economy depends on individual driving habits, weather conditions, state of maintenance and aftermarket additions, which might improve or degrade mileage.
It has 95k miles on it and runs great. They both have standard trans. . I daily see pick ups with 25,000 30,000 with rounded edge front tires and brake dust coated front rims. Aside from a gearing change, not really.