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Old 12-18-2012, 04:41 PM
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crazy question,what is the best way to get better gas milage from my 1999 v-10 i'm getting about 8 miles to the gallon now. that does not involve gas and a match. it's not my dd so i can work on it little by little.... thanks
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I doubt that there is much that can be done to improve a V10's gas mileage above what you're doing.

A tune up can't hurt... they usual of plugs, wires, air filter, etc

Also barely breathing on the gas pedal for acceleration might give you a marginal improvement.

all in all, I'd say you get what you got from the truck that you've got

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a clean fuel system always helps, carburetor or throttle body & injectors
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street tres, non all terrain tires and a tune up if needed will help. not sure if a good cai intake and a better exhaust will help but others may know.
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A big one is to slow down. I have yet to not be able to make the EPA numbers on any vehicle that I've driven be laughably low. Driving 70 - 80 mph everywhere costs.
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I had a 99 v10 and added a cai ,true dual exhaust and a throttle body spacer. It got better milage when it was all stock. It is what it is i was getting 9 miles to the gal but it seemed like 9 gal / mile . Also it seemed like it got the same milage towing. It had stock tires and 3.55 gears. That is why I bought my 1500.
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