Duramax MPG

Old 01-26-2016, 11:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Carbon Footprint
The fact that my front brake pads have 163k on them and still have about 1/3rd left on them should tell you something as well. I don't thrash my truck or keep the gas pedal on the floor constantly. Maybe H&S tuning just has an awesome program? with 150 HP Hot setting, I can floor it.... and hardly any visible smoke from the tailpipe. You probably don't believe that either though lol.
Originally Posted by Carbon Footprint
I guess I just got a good one.......we'll leave it at that. Maybe the elevation has something to do with it I don't know. 5,500' here.........thinner air= less resistance? Also = less power.
As far as getting 850miles out of a tank? I don't drive 65

My 2500 duramax got front pads at 130K miles. Brakes were fine but it needed a wheel bearing so I swapped the pads at that time since it was apart. Rear brakes were still stock when I traded it at 173K miles. Ford mechanic at the dealership bought it.......I saw the truck a few months later and talked with him. He joked that he bought it so he wouldn't have to work on it!
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