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Hey guys, been reading the site for a few weeks now, made a few upgrades recently on my truck, added BFG 265/75s, bought the Superchips to fix the tire size (which worked great once I played with it for a few tries). But my Gas Mileage is not doing any better at all, I lost about 1.5mpg on the hwy, granted the bigger tires will take more power to move (vs the stock 245s) but 1.5MPG worth? I switched back from the 87 Octane mode (i was losing almost 2.5mpg in that setting) so Im now in stock w/options mode (tires only).

Anybody had some not so good experience with this Super Chips FlashPaq? Today I installed a K&N 57 series intake, havent really ran it hard enough to see much difference, but I have noticed a quicker responce on the throttle.


I got a Gibson side swept on order too.....but after looking at the exhaust today, I dont see how in the world it can be cat back only, AND be a "true" bolt on as stated in the add.....the only bolts on my system are BEHIND the cats......so Im wondering whats gonna be in the package.


Thanks for any info.
 

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Hey, sorry to hear your not having much luck with your superchips. When I put on 32" tires, like you, I lost about 2 mpg. I went from about 13.8-11.8. I bought the Hypertech Max Energy and went up to about 14.6, roughly 3mpg increase. You can check to see if superchips has a return policy or maybe check to see if you could sell it. I love mine.

As far as the exhuast goes, it may come with aftermarket hangers to bolt up too, i'm not sure.
 

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Thanks for the tip on the hypertech, I bought the superchips, gibson side swept & K&N 57series intake from autoanything.com, they said i have 30 days to return the superchips if I dont like it, I might check into that Hypertech, what kind of settings does it have? Which one did you chose for that increase in economy?

BTW, that K&N made a very notable change in acceleration, not so sure about MPG though. Gibson should be here next week.

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The Hypertech comes with two settings. 87 octane ( geared more for economy but I noticed a great improvement in acceleration across the board) and 93 octane ( haven't had a chance to run it yet but I will very soon). I'm glad to hear the K&N is working good for you and I didn't even know the 57 series was available for the newer trucks. I plan on going with the 63 series.
 
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