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Old 04-25-2013, 07:02 AM   #61
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I figured the ecoboost would get better gas mileage :/
If it is all highway, I bet I could get 22 easy, but I drive 70% city/ 30% highway.
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Oh and word to the wise... I talked to the Ford dealer about modding the Ecoboost... They told me if it was modded in any way CAI, exhaust, programmer... ALL WARRANTY VOIDED. So be careful. You did pick the best color. That would've been my choice too, with White coming in 2nd.
The truck makes decent horsepower, and awesome torque as is, I wouldn't do any type of engine mod.. yet. With the warranty, the aftermarket part has to make the OEM part fail to void the warranty for the particular part. If they give me any crap, I'll go to another dealer here in Houston, there is about 15 local dealers.
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Just because they said it doesn't make it true. The federal law trumps their word of mouth.
2 Ford dealers here told me the same thing so I dunno... I know there's the Magnuson Law, but it would be a fight I imagine if you modded one and it tore up. My Toyota dealer said I could mod... They actually take their trucks on the lot and have them lifted, and of course there's the TRD S/C for them. That's next on my list hehe.
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Got a buddy who has one... 7 MPG towing his camper, and it's about the same weight as mine. I get 10 to 10.5 MPG towing my camper and I have 33's and a 3/1 kit. He says his average is around 18 ish but it's never the same on a tank of gas and that it fluctuates (I think his foot fluctuates lol). I do like his has a bigger gas tank than my Tundra though.
Lol, yes it has a 36 gallon tank.. I've gone 600 miles on this take and still has 1/4 tank left so it's definitely made for towing

I'm not too worried about MPGs, when I throw 35s on I expect a 5 mpg decrease at least.
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Not necessarily with these engines. When I bought my 6.4 I was told if I even touched the eninge the wrong way the warranty would be voided. Its to protect themselves against what happened with the 6.0. People modded the shit outta them and they failed. Yes the 6.0 had its fair share of problems but half the trucks I worked on during my year internship were modded 6.0s very few stock ones.
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Lol, yes it has a 36 gallon tank.. I've gone 600 miles on this take and still has 1/4 tank left so it's definitely made for towing

I'm not too worried about MPGs, when I throw 35s on I expect a 5 mpg decrease at least.
Haha... I have a 26.5 gallon.... and yes that .5 gallon is important to me j/k Toyota did drop the ball on the fuel tank size shew
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If you have nay questions let us know. We don't have to do a raptor conversion on it to make it work great and be a very fun truck. As always i can get you some TW pricing as well to help out.
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awesome truck man, could you imagine if our trucks had that engine, or something similar from Toyota? would be a fucking beast.
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awesome truck man, could you imagine if our trucks had that engine, or something similar from Toyota? would be a fucking beast.
Thanks bud, and I Agree, maybe they will make a joint engine venture like with Subaru, who knows. They need to do something to up the MPG standards required by law.
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Nice truck. My did ordered a f150 in nov and had it built I believe in Detroit and took delivery early feb of this year. He got the v6 for gas saving and 4wd. It's a great truck I think. Lots of bells and whistles. Too many honestly to ever use but if he needs it it's there. He tows and has hauled quite a but and there is no shortage of power even with just the 6. Plus great gas mileage for a truck of its weight/size. Long rant to say truck looks great and can't wait to see it with the lift and tires. Cheers.
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Nice truck. My did ordered a f150 in nov and had it built I believe in Detroit and took delivery early feb of this year. He got the v6 for gas saving and 4wd. It's a great truck I think. Lots of bells and whistles. Too many honestly to ever use but if he needs it it's there. He tows and has hauled quite a but and there is no shortage of power even with just the 6. Plus great gas mileage for a truck of its weight/size. Long rant to say truck looks great and can't wait to see it with the lift and tires. Cheers.
Thanks, going to have gears put in, maybe a month out from that. Going with Factory 4.10s
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Nice buy man! I remember reading a truckin magazine on this truck when the ecoboost came out and was drooling over the specs. If i remember correctly theres a company working on an upgrade for the twinturbo setup. Just a heads up.
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Anyone seen the new 2015 Ford concept? Looks mean
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Anyone seen the new 2015 Ford concept? Looks mean
You mean the Atlas (i think?) looks .. different. It will have to grow on me.
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No i don't think that's it... Let me find the link
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Hummm ok yeah it's the Atlas... Link said it was new F150 the other day... I can't find the link though. It looks tough though.
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2015 should be a good year for trucks... I think Toyota will up the HP on the Tundra that year too.
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2015 should be a good year for trucks... I think Toyota will up the HP on the Tundra that year too.
I wouldn't see them messing with the power train for a while, it's pretty tough as is. If they do I would think they make it a smaller V8 with direct injection (if they don't have it already) or maybe a small turbo V8 gas, maybe something like the F150 3.5L.
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