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Old 10-06-2012, 06:08 PM   #1
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I an considering leveling my 95 2wd with f250 front coils. When I first got the truck I was only getting 12 mpg and now after a tune up and some cleaning I am up to 16.2. My? Is would leveling the front and putting on some 31's really affect my mpg's? Thanks for the help
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the leveling kit not really. the 31s if your going from stock then you may lose 1 mpg to 2 depending how you drive and if u got alot of hills.
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Wow that much? Yeah I do run stock size. May not be worth loosing that much just for a larger tire
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whats ur mpg now?
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I am getting about 16mpg with 31's. I dont know that it would make a huge difference swapping up to 31's. Would it depend on the gear ratio whether or not mpg would go down?
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In some cases yes it will help mpg but most of the time it just restores lost power
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My mpg now is just above 16 rear gear ratio is 3:55ls
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My mpg now is just above 16 rear gear ratio is 3:55ls
atleast it seems like you keep your truck tuned up. i wouldn't stress about a 1-2 mpg drop, but thats me.
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I try. I have had it for about a year now and it still had the original plugs and wires in it until I changed them. If I get the f250 coils would I just get ones for a 2wd? Any other recommenations on what else I would need? Also will be replacing shocks. Will I need 250 shocks? Thanks
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there are only 2wd f250 coils, the 4wd f250s had leaf packs.

and you will need an alignment, thats about it.

part numbers
cc844
cc844s

the 844 is a standard coil spring, the 844s is a progressive rate. i would just get the cc844.
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