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Old 08-08-2011, 04:06 PM
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Originally Posted by snrusnak View Post
I love my 4.7L...would I take the 5.7L for free...sure, but this engine has more than enough power, especially with a few mods. I personally like the fact that I don't have MDS and VVT (simpler = more reliable IMO) I was afraid of having issues with these down the road. My mpg is also great for a 5000 lb truck. Around 17-18 avg, can get 20+ on highway.
are you hand calculating your milage or using the numbers off your heads up display?

my truck tells me im getting more MPGs than I really am.. if it says im getting ~18 in reality its more like 16.
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