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Factory Spec: 4.7-liter V8 engine - 310 horsepower, 330 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 01-02-2011, 01:41 PM
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I love the sound mine makes when i open it up and for that reason im not seeing any improvements on mpg
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as mpgs go i have only seen a gain of 1 maybe 1.5 but i havent been able to drive like a normal person. but im trying to keep out of the pedal for a tank and i will let you all know
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Every mod I add makes my foot heavier, I doubt I'll ever see the promised mpg gains of the exhaust, the cia, the programmer, the electric fan, etc, etc. Besides if I gained what those companies claim I'd be getting 23 mpgs or more.
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man i wanna get some things to help out with the mpg let me know how this does with urs
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It helps a little, but not a huge difference, at least for me.
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Putting the K&N intake on my truck got me about 1 mile per gal more then before, i feel like it added a little something to the motor.
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i saw that you said it doesnt downshift a lot anymore... did anyone else notice this? mine downshifts a lot and i was looking in to seeing how i could change that
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An intake and will cut down on the down shifting quite a bit, especially when paired w/ an exhaust!

With just an intake I didn't notice much change in shifting, but I did notice a big change in engine sound when (what I assume to be) the torque convertor unlocked while going uphill.

After I added custom exhaust I would agree with less downshifting and also the torque convertor doesn't seem to need to unlock as much.
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congrats on the mod but wheres the pics???
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