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Old 12-19-2012, 03:26 PM
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Default 94 318 5spd rc/lb decent mpg

Ive been managing about 16.5-17.5 mpgs in my 94 2wd 318 5spd.
The only thing I have done is a ported tb and a single chamber cherry bomb muffer I picked up at a local junkyard for 15 bucks.

Other than this thing being completely gutless it runs pretty good.
208k miles and counting. Just recently put a new pinion seal and bearing in it.
Picked it up off craigslist for 1200 bucks. SLT Laramie. Everything works minus the overhead console. It's not pretty much it makes a good DD.
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All Synthetic fluids in everything.
E3 Plugs.
MSD Coil, much hotter more powerful spark.
New MSD Wires.
Cold air intake, DIY or name brand, just use K&N filter.
Headers & dual exhaust. I wrap my headers.
Remove engine fan & replace with dual electrical fans. gives more HP too.
I replaced bearings with best available for less rolling resistance.
I inflate my 285/75/16's to 48LBS and rotate every 4K.
Take out & clean injectors or have an injector cleaning done professionally.
Remove ALL extra & not needed weight.
Easy on gas pedal, manuals are better on gas.
Coast on hills, coming up to red lights/stop signs, IN Neutral.
I changed my 5.9 to a 5.2 & MPG is WAY better.
Use AC only if absolutely necessary.

I live in Rural area east of Toronto and have many times turned engine off and coasted down large hills for up to 7.5K or 4.5 miles.

MPG stays around 19-21 depending on how much I HyperMile

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Thats pretty good. Ill probably change the coil,a cai, and cut the cats off. Other than that I dont plan on doing any more to this truck.

I will not use e3 plugs. I've seen too many people use them and they are complete trash.
I'm not sure if they just end up with bad batches or what but someone already put bosch platinum plugs with new wires.

This was a truck that came from Virginia so its been kept up to standards.

Thanks for your input though!
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