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Old 03-12-2010, 09:27 PM
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Mega cabs don't do real great . I don't think you have MDS , do ya ?
No MDS. I was just checking. I am at 29500 miles, I didn't know if the 30k plugs were playing a role in this. I do plan on changing them very soon though.
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Check the air filter also, it sounds like your due for a new one.
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i know that thing lies, but i am afraid to know the real truth. I have heard that mpg increases as total miles increase on the hemi. any truth to that?
I recently logged 7k miles and my mileage has started improving. I was stuck in the mid-15's and now the console (haven't calculated by hand yet) is consistently reading 17-17.5 MPG!
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The faster you go past about 60 or 65, then lower the mpg's.
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I averaged about 18mpg on my '08 with MDS. That was a combination of state hiways that run through a few podunk Arkansas towns, and I-30 (at about 75MPH). I guess it was about a 150-180 mile round trip.

I'll typically get 12-14 driving back and forth to work. That is mostly around town driving, but there is a stretch of about 5 miles at hiway speeds, then another 5 miles or so that is at "in town" speeds 25-45MPH.

I figured that I bought a truck, didn't expect great mileage.

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