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Old 07-10-2013, 01:23 PM
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2013, crew cab, hemi, 8 speed, 4wd, 3.21 gears (1400 rpm at 65mph, 275/60R20's)

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1500 Sport 4x4 5.7/8SPD Trans, I am averaging 12.7 City/ 21 HWY. I live in Hot Florida so I am hoping it has something to do with it because I drive like a grandma and my city mpg sucks
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If you accelerate too slowly then you will get worse mileage accelerating than if you do it moderately, and obviously accelerating is where you lose most of your MPG. What is your diff gearing?
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If you accelerate too slowly then you will get worse mileage accelerating than if you do it moderately, and obviously accelerating is where you lose most of your MPG. What is your diff gearing?
3.21, I accelerate normal, I dont ease into it, I just dont speed in the city is what I meant. There are WAY too many cops in my area (not complaining).
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wonder if higher gearing would actually improve mpg in the city?
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For comparison purposes between a 65RFE and the 845RE, 2012 4x4 CC Hemi w/ 3.55 LSD; city/hwy mix = 16.5mpg : hwy only @ 72mph @ 1800rpm = 21.4

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