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Weak Torque? I'm driving 1996 f250 aod 460 (7.5) motor club cab. has 121,000 miles, even compression, uses NO oil, have 2 external trans coolers, new clutch fan, 160 degree thermostat,torque 40 flomaster muffler pulling 28'5th wheel camper. In the hills of NC. & north Ga. seems to run out of grunt in moderate pulls. Steep hills just hard-2nd gear 25-30mph.The specs i've looked at say it has more HP. & torque than diesel same year but not showing that. I'm willing to spend $? to improve this problem.

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Has this been a problem since you had truck? or just started? truck might have a gear ratio not suited for the pulling you do.

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