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Old 02-14-2011, 01:50 PM
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running with the tailgate in the down position or removed is a bad idea, you will get worse mileage

tests have been run by different testers, including MythBusters
http://dsc.discovery.com/fansites/my...nsumption.html

http://dsc.discovery.com/fansites/my...s-mileage.html

i believe a good tune up, clean air filter, & a carburetor or throttle body cleaning will almost give you the best mileage possible.
Remember, winter gas formulas burn more fuel than summer gas
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