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Old 09-19-2013, 01:35 PM
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Vehicle: 2011 Ram 1500
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Toss a bicycle in the back of the truck and ride it the last couple miles of your trip. I did the CAI, Muffler, Y-Pipe Swap, Tossed a cover on the bed and didn't notice much increase. There are slight gains when it is warm, but about typical in the winter. Your best friend is light acceleration and cruise control at about 65. My MPG drops like mad once I pass about 70mph. Then again I usually cruise at 80. and get about 15mpg. Only about 13mpg on streets with stop and go.

If you have EVIC and turn on the Fuel gauge. The white bar at the bottom gives you a decent idea of your efficiency. These trucks are big and it takes some power to get them going.
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