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Old 01-13-2013, 08:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Cowboybart333 View Post
380 miles today towing a trailer loaded with hunting gear. 16x8 trailer, lifted golf cart, 2 55gal feeders, 3 ladder stands, and a bed full of gear. Normally this trip nets 8.2MPGS AND I have to fill up when I get there...today with tune 10.7MPGs. I started without tow haul on and was getting 9.8 with my tranny temp dancing around 175. I dropped into tow haul and tranny temp dropped to 155 in 3-5 min and at the end of the trip i was 10.7 mpg. Everyday that goes by I am more and more impressed with hemifever tune! Had about 500 pounds more on my way back as I brought back a bunch of gear for maintenance.

Any feedback on a torque converter? Will it help that much? Will it impact towing?
A 2600 stall maybe your best choice. It will put the truck in the powerband quicker making it easier to tow. Most of the post i have read is that if you tow then 2600 to 2800 is the highest you would want to go. Some memeber have talked about seeing an increase in mpg due to the improved abilities of the converter.
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2800 stall, moes ported throttle body, vararam intake, ARH LT, Flowmaster 10 series, Hemifever tune.
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