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  1. muddymallard
    11-30-2011 08:32 PM - permalink
    thank you, thats what i needed to hear, Everyone puts more hype on the ecoboost than belive, thatks for the straight foward information
  2. Desert Dawg
    11-29-2011 10:14 PM - permalink
    Hey muddymallard;

    well, the tires definitely have taken a toll on the mileage. I am getting between 11.9 to 12.5 mpg with everyday normal City driving (which means modest acceleration, keeping up with traffic, the occassional WOT to pass, etc.). The best I have seen in town is 14 mpg but only if I drive like a little old lady which totally defeats having all that power and greatly diminishes the fun to drive ratio (not to mention that it pisses off the other commuters behind In all seriousness, even before the mods I was not getting anywhere near the hype, especially with the Highway mileage. The speed limit out here on the open road is 75 mph and my mileage drops like a rock at or above that speed (again, 12 to 15 mpg). At 65 mph, I have gotten a high of 16 mpg.
  3. muddymallard
    11-29-2011 08:48 PM - permalink
    how has the ecoboost done with the larger tires and all? I know I usually do intake, exhause and program my truck to counter the over sized tires but I know there is a bit of a scare to do that with the turbos
  4. Desert Dawg
    08-03-2011 01:03 AM - permalink
    Yeah, I thought about that too except the two-tone (with the gold) isn't as sporty looking as the FX4 two-tone. But I had a two-tone King Ranch and it looked great once I was done modding, so the new Lariats with the painted bumpers to match look pretty good too.
  5. muddymallard
    08-02-2011 08:14 AM - permalink
    I may just go with the lariat bc you can get a few two tone colors although the white and gray isnt a choice
  6. Desert Dawg
    08-01-2011 10:17 PM - permalink
    Thanks. I actually toyed with the idea of painting the lower portion/bumpers gray if I ordered a new FX4.
  7. muddymallard
    07-31-2011 07:46 PM - permalink
    yeah you have a really good lookin truck and wish i could get the two tone paint
  8. Desert Dawg
    07-29-2011 12:31 AM - permalink
    Mine was a 2009 and the two-tone was an option. Unfortunately, Ford does not allow for that option on the 2011 FX4s. I wish they did as I thought the lower gray tone paint looked great on the FX4s.
  9. muddymallard
    07-28-2011 02:27 PM - permalink
    damn you have the exact truck I wanna get except minus the 5.0. The problem I ran into is that I cant get the FX with a two tone. Do yours come from the factor with a two tone or what bc i cant seem to find one now

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