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Old 07-08-2011, 11:27 PM
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Join Date: May 2011
Location: Marathon, Florida Keys
Age: 60
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Vehicle: 2011 Ram 1500 Big Horn Quad
Trim Level: SLT Big Horn
Color: Deep Water Blue
Engine: 2009-???? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
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I am in the middle of a road trip from the Florida Keys to Carlisle, PA. I kept my tires the way they came at 45 psi and I have a tonneau cover with the 3.55 gears. My computer was showing 21.2 when I got here yesterday. I hand calculated the average on one tank and we got a bit over 20, after a day of hills and 70 mph driving.

I have been over-inflating my tires on all my vehicles for the past year or so, in order to cut down the rolling resistance - and like the guy at the tire store said 'how many tires have you seen worn out down the middle?'
'11 Ram 1500 Hemi - Legal tint, Curt Class IV, Trifecta, SS Nerf Bars, Shell 89 octane!
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