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Old 07-15-2010, 01:30 PM
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Default 1998 5.2L Mileage Expectations

Hi folks, I recently bought a 98 1500 extended cab 2WD with the 5.2L V8. I started out only getting 200 miles on a tank of gas when driving around town. I had the engine tuned up and am now up to 250 miles. These are local road miles and not highway miles. I had a 2000 1500 5.9L V8 in the past and got up to 300+ miles to a tank so that is what I am comparing it to.

My questions are this:

Do you have any suggestions on what I can do to improve my mileage?
Is this what I should expect for my mileage with the 5.2L engine?

Any assistance here is greatly appreciated.
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