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Old 02-12-2010
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Default Banks IQ, Bully Dog PMT??? Fuel economy

I am looking to increase my fuel economy, as I am now driving 3-4000 miles/month in my '03 CTD (120,000 miles). I want to drive this thing for a long time, so I don't want to decrease the life of my motor or trans. I need a set of gauges, so I figured the Banks IQ with the six gun tuner or the bully dog PMT would get it done in one shot. Anyone have any experience with these products?
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Welcome to the site, that's alot of mileage per month. You can also save $$ on changing over to Amsoil synthetic motor oil (3x OEM drain intervals) or even a bypass system and just change your filters and top off with make up oil. Before trading my 02 in with bypass system I went 5 years and 70,000 miles with just changing the filters and topping off. When I traded the truck in the oil analysis showed the oil was still good.
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I don't think you will find a lot of Banks fans out there, no experience with them myself, but most people sya that they are overpriced and overpromised.
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If durability and long life's safty is your thing, then Banks is the sure shot.

It is kind of pricy, but of course, there is a price for everything in life!
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