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I have a 1999 power stroke f-350 4x4.I get up to 24 mph on the highway.Thats using a Canadian gallon which 160 ounces compared to american gallon at 128 ounces.To get that mileage I need to keep the speed at 110 kph or less.(about 65 mph) I have the 4 speed auto in my truck. I "usually" get 22/Canadian gallon and drive at or above posted speed limits staying with in traffic. The 24 miles per Canadian gallon was achieved this year returning from a fishing trip in Clinton BC and I traveled about 500 k.m. (300 miles) 40% or more of that was in the mountains,not just flat ground.The truck weighs just under 7,000 pounds.
I actually was gas mileage racing a friend with a Jimmy 4.3. He used more fuel but he also beat me home by 15 minutes
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I know monster -just am prone to exagg at times; gvw is the
weight they tax you in reg even when you're not carrying it
I have a "26,000 lb dump truck (Cat engine), & of course it's taxed
as if it's grossed at 26k every time it's on the road.
If you know, what would you recommend as a turbo system?
I'm buying some land that's at altitude & am thinking the
normally aspirated will be a bit weak at 5-7k feet.
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I know monster -just am prone to exagg at times; gvw is the
weight they tax you in reg even when you're not carrying it
I have a "26,000 lb dump truck (Cat engine), & of course it's taxed
as if it's grossed at 26k every time it's on the road.
If you know, what would you recommend as a turbo system?
I'm buying some land that's at altitude & am thinking the
normally aspirated will be a bit weak at 5-7k feet.
You could could look for banks or ats or source down the 93-94 idi turbo kits that came on some of the trucks factory although remember these truck have much higher C.R so I wouldn't boost it more 12-15 lbs.

@ bigdog it always gets me these dang revived threads are like freaken zombies attacking
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You could could look for banks or ats or source down the 93-94 idi turbo kits that came on some of the trucks factory although remember these truck have much higher C.R so I wouldn't boost it more 12-15 lbs.

@ bigdog it always gets me these dang revived threads are like freaken zombies attacking
idis ar poor especially on ahil or higher alt. Put a turbo on them and they ar ok,you dont need a lot of boost.the turboes quiet them and make them more responsive as well as helping mpg.even 1to5 psi boost is adequet.
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