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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-19-2006, 05:06 AM Thread Starter
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I no I really shouldn't be that impressed, but on Sunday I drug my Dad's 8,000lb flat bed from Illinois to central Iowa. Anyway my 7.3 pulled like a champ doing 75 the whole way passing everyone all while getting 12mpg. Last year I pulled a 91 Mercury Grand marquis on a uhaul trailer (about 6,000lbs) behind my 4.6l F-150 and got 8mpg driving 65 switching in and out of overdrive. Regardless, Im glad I was able to get one these awesome 7.3s.

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agreed, after towing with all the different brands of gas burners, nothing does the job like a diesel!

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try towin with a 6 speed and 4.88s....its like a trailer isnt even there...then again the engine is Screamin for mercy too

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my old 250 had a 351 in it, what a difference a PSD makes.....theres no comparison!
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