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  1. sroemmich

    ceramic coat update

    I posted a while back about putting Armor Shield IX ceramic on my truck. Well I spent this weekend in the desert dragging the truck through sage brush and dust. When we returned home the only thing I did was spray it down with a hose and blew it off with a leaf blower. I am at a loss for...
  2. sroemmich

    Towing update with the 7.3

    As my truck gets more mileage on it I am liking it more and more. Another quick camping trip over and I am continually impressed with this pickup. Not quite 300 miles this trip, almost all flat 55-65 mph. Increased lifetime towing mpg to 11.6, in my opinion amazing for a gasser 3/4 ton...
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    First tow with 7.3

    Just got home from first towing experience with the 7.3. 8,400lb trailer, pickup man-handled it like it wasn't there. Mostly stop and go highway 55mph-ish. Started and stopped in both regular and tow mode (either seemed fine). Only about 50 miles to take the trailer into the shop to get an...
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    ethanol vs clear 7.3 MPG

    I finished burning the tank of fuel that the dealership gave me, just for fun I decided to see how it ran on clear gas. Holy crap, 13.2 mpg running 87 octane e10, 16 mpg on Clear premium (I wish I could buy lower octane clear in Oregon the premium is expensive). All mixed driving. Cruising...
  5. sroemmich

    She’s home

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    "Badges, we need some stinking badges" 7.3

    Just delivered, should they go on the hood or on the door where the powerstoke ones are?
  7. sroemmich

    I did it

    Pulled the trigger yesterday, should have it in a few days. Loaded XLT with the 7.3. Originally was going to order a mildly optioned lariat but with all fun happening in the world decided to buy something close to my ideal.