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I’d like to hear from other forum members how many miles they have on their truck and what specs, options, package your running. Is there anything you’d go back and change if you could do it over again?
 

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2018 Platinum with almost every option, 5700 miles on it and the only thing I would have added are the tow mirrors. Other than that really happy with the truck so far!
 

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Bought on June 23, haven't done much except forscan and running around town. 1,400 miles so far. I saw yesterday I was filling up just twice a month!

Happy with all the toys, Platinum but no sunroof. FX4.
 

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Bought on June 23, haven't done much except forscan and running around town. 1,400 miles so far. I saw yesterday I was filling up just twice a month!

Happy with all the toys, Platinum but no sunroof. FX4.
Thumba up for the no sun roof. I know it’s personally preference but I’m with you.
 

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2018 Platinum 4x4, 3.55, and 6.5 box purchased in May. Very happy with the truck as the mileage and comfort is good. The discounts on the 2018’s made the payment a little easier to swallow. I average around 23.5-24 mpg.

I just added the titan 48 gallon tank. Next looking to add Forscan and need to do my homework on it before I make the leap. I am sure the board will be very helpful.
 

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I just added the titan 48 gallon tank. Next looking to add Forscan and need to do my homework on it before I make the leap. I am sure the board will be very helpful.
FORScan mod for recognizing the 48-gallon Titan tank...

Change Fuel Tank Size
IPC 720-03-01
Original Value: 6003 D900 0067
Changed Value: xxx7 19xx xxxx

Notes:
3D9 = 26 gallon
719 = 48 gallon
x's are unchanged values

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If I did my truck over again I would have had LINE-X do my spray in bed liner instead of the dealership. I also would have taken off the P rated tires right away and replaced with LT rated tires, instead of waiting for the inevitable flat tire off roading in Ontario with P rated tires. Sort of a joke to label the truck FX4 Off Road with skid plates and have P rated tires--FX4 should come standard with LT rated tires.
 

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I just added the titan 48 gallon tank. Next looking to add Forscan and need to do my homework on it before I make the leap. I am sure the board will be very helpful.
FORScan mod for recognizing the 48-gallon Titan tank...

Change Fuel Tank Size
IPC 720-03-01
Original Value: 6003 D900 0067
Changed Value: xxx7 19xx xxxx

Notes:
3D9 = 26 gallon
719 = 48 gallon
x's are unchanged values

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If I did my truck over again I would have had LINE-X do my spray in bed liner instead of the dealership. I also would have taken off the P rated tires right away and replaced with LT rated tires, instead of waiting for the inevitable flat tire off roading in Ontario with P rated tires. Sort of a joke to label the truck FX4 Off Road with skid plates and have P rated tires--FX4 should come standard with LT rated tires.
I’m not a fan of Goodyear tires myself. Much prefer the Michelin’s too.
 

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Yep we get the Michelins for ride and fuel economy, our spare however is a wrangler Goodyear, lol.

The oniy thing that bugs me a little is the sensitivity on the ford perimeter alarm sets itself off all the time, do not know how to change that.
 

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Yep we get the Michelins for ride and fuel economy, our spare however is a wrangler Goodyear, lol.

The oniy thing that bugs me a little is the sensitivity on the ford perimeter alarm sets itself off all the time, do not know how to change that.
The perimeter alarm is my big issue! Seems like a great system but I usually travel with my dogs and if I lock the truck without going into settings EVERY SINGLE TIME as soon as I get into a store or restaurant the Fordpass app goes off. Why in the world can I not set perimeter as default instead of all alarms?
 

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2019 Lariat 4x4 5'5" bed, every bell and whistle except tow mirrors.(wish it had them), and moonroof(could care less it has that). Around 1200 miles, getting 25.8 average on first official fuel run after the dealer tank.. Feels like such an upgrade from my 2016 Lariat 2.7L 20.1 mpg average truck.
 

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I have a 2018 lariat Fx4 pearl white with a 6” tough country Lift and black scorpion off-road wheels -18 offset with 33-12.50-20 tires average around 20-23 mpg if I could change anything I would not get the moon roof
 

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2019 Lariat 4x4 5'5" bed, every bell and whistle except tow mirrors.(wish it had them), and moonroof(could care less it has that). Around 1200 miles, getting 25.8 average on first official fuel run after the dealer tank.. Feels like such an upgrade from my 2016 Lariat 2.7L 20.1 mpg average truck.

2018 here, similarly optioned with 6.5 bed. Wish I had opted for tow mirrors too. I am going to check into ordering and installing them myself. Love the truck! I am not getting the mileage most are reporting, but I am very happy with it.
 

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I've got an '18 King Ranch, White Gold over Stone Gray. Leveled on Icon Adjustables, and riding on 10 ply At/x Grabbers and Fuel wheels. It's got all the options, even the huge moonroof, that we only open to show people how big it is.
 

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2019 Lariat, 502a package, supercrew, 4x4, 3.31 rear end, wheel well liners, front and rear mud flaps, sunroof.
I keep the cover on the sunroof closed all summer to keep the heat out but leave it open all winter to let the sunlight in. I live in SW Ontario and I like to let the sunlight in when its parked outside in the winter, then you can jump in a warm truck when its below freezing out.
800 miles so far running an average of 30mpg, I do 90% highway driving.
I came from a 2016 lariat 2.7 that averaged 22mpg.
 

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Are y’all calculating the mpg yourself or looking at the system to calculate? I ask since the system is telling me around 21.5 in the day to day drive and I was super disappointed but when I ran the miles by how much I put in my tank during the full up I am pulling closer to 25.5. Which I am pleased with considering my ‘06 f150 was barely getting 17 mpg on the best of days.
 

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First month in my 2018 King Ranch with all the options and it has been awesome! Still pumped on the deal I got on last years model! 1300 miles on the car and zero regrets although I'm with those that wish they had the tow mirrors. This is my first diesel and learning about the engine and how it wants to operate takes a little studying. So far I've just done a little FORscaning primarily to see DPF% and threw some mudflaps, bed cover and liner on. The typical new truck additions but don't plan on much more. MPG I'm around 24 or so in mixed driving.

Also first post .. Hi! Was pumped to find this nice niche group of people!!
 

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@Kingford welcome to the forum! You've found the right place to learn more about the 3.0 and how it operates. The DPF regens are what is most challenging to master coming from a gasser, based on my personal experience. Once you master that, or at least get a good handle of understanding with it, the truck is awesome!
 

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Are y’all calculating the mpg yourself or looking at the system to calculate? I ask since the system is telling me around 21.5 in the day to day drive and I was super disappointed but when I ran the miles by how much I put in my tank during the full up I am pulling closer to 25.5. Which I am pleased with considering my ‘06 f150 was barely getting 17 mpg on the best of days.
For those that have hand calculated enough times and done so consistently, there is a way to modify/correct what your instrument panel display is providing for mpg's to align to your hand calculated numbers --> https://www.f150forum.com/f118/fix-inaccurate-mpg-display-2-minutes-421912/

I have not tried this myself yet, as my truck seems to be within 0.5 mpg of actual (At least when I am running summer diesel. On winter blend diesel I think the LOM (Lie-O-Meter) is off more.).

Before attempting the instructions in the above link, I would recommend tracking your calculations to display over several tanks. I would also fill up at the exact same fuel station and exact same pump number with the truck in the near exact position and fill up like The Fast Lane Truck guys do (wait until pump clicks off, wait 30 seconds, then fill again until it clicks off). Being consistent in approach will yield the most accurate hand calculated number to go in and adjust the LOM.

If anyone does try to re-program their truck with the instructions in the above link, please post your experience in doing so for the rest of us to learn from--thanks!
 
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