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Old 10-03-2012, 03:10 PM
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what kind of milage do ya'll get? i have a 99 1500 4x4 5.9 with 305/70/16 nitto terra grappler E rated and get about 10-12 mpg is something wrong with my truck? any feedback is appreciated
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Those are big heavy tires, that's about right...
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^^^^Probably close to right, just do your routine maintenance/tune up things and change out all powertrain fluids to synthetics, if you have'nt already done so. Maybe get a fuel economy tuner. These things might help a little...
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my older 07 sport ran about 17-19 mpg, while my new one gets over 22 on the highway. Pulling my boat is a different story. The '12 sport is no comparison.
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my older 07 sport ran about 17-19 mpg, while my new one gets over 22 on the highway. Pulling my boat is a different story. The '12 sport is no comparison.
You're comparing a hemi to a 360, big big difference...
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That's a lot of tire surface on the road, I'm sure that is a contributing factor.
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thats what i figured, thanks guys!
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I agree.
My 02 5.9l was getting about 11.5-12.5 city
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Damn that's what I get with my Hemi in town. I only get 14-15 on the highway.
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