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Old 09-25-2012, 12:17 AM
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Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Age: 43
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Vehicle: 2011 RAM 1500 4x4 SLT
Trim Level: Outdoorsman
Color: Black
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
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You can see over in my info that I've got the '11 Outdoorsman too.
I run 89 octane and have a very open exhaust and CAI. I have NEVER gotten over 16 mpg unless on a road trip. I'm almost exclusive in-town driving, with MDS off, and get 13.5 mpg every fill up. I don't granny it, but I don't kill it either. I drive it like a truck. It's loud and I love to hear it.
None of the mods I did help mpg AT ALL. Made some more power though.

Remember guys - what your computer says is probably about 1-1.5 mpg better than actual hand calculating. I've kept records EVERY time I've filled up since I bought it a year ago and the computer is always more generous.
Also, the Outdoorsman has 3.92 gears - better for giddyap as opposed to the 3.55 in other 1500s for better mpg.
Rain-X Latitude wipers; Volant CAI - with ram air tubing; custom y pipe; Xlerator racing muffler; cats delete HemiFever custom Diablo tune; Line-X; Putco SilverLux LED headlamps; Putco Luminix LED fog lamps; Bilsteins 5100's all around, leveled up front; BFG AT KO 2's; KMC XD Battalion rims

Last edited by TerrysRam; 09-25-2012 at 12:20 AM. Reason: 'cause I'm dumb and keep forgetting stuff
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