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Old 08-07-2009, 06:45 PM
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I have the hemi 3.92 axle and i get about 17 combined driving when behaving.
The average is 16 and as much as 20 on full highway trips.
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Originally Posted by jimf5 View Post
I know just what you mean. I am going to be 65 years old on Sept. 25 and hate all the old fogeys who drive too slow. My grand kids love to go for a ride in the big,loud, yellow truck with grandpa. When you have been "hot rodding" cars for 50 years it is hard to break old habits. So now you have something to look forward to.

hey jim , i'm 67 and in the same boat as you well hemmi ha have my foot in it most of the time with my mufflex . love the sound . grandkids love going with grampa lol. gas milage whats that . ha . still young at heart .
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Old 04-24-2011, 01:03 AM
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I have to try real hard to get 17mpg with my truck. They sell them here stating they will get 28mpg. What a crock. I really think they should get a knuckle rapping for it. When I bought mine I told the salesman where I would be driving and how fast i drive. He said "Oh, you'll get 23mpg easy with that truck". Well that was a load of crap. I have 15000kms on mine now and the best mpg I got so far was 18.5mpg on a trip where I drove 90km/hr the whole tank.

I am so sick of false advertisements. I'm taking mine back and telling them to figure out why I cannot get 28 mpg. :-) Should be fun.
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Old 04-25-2011, 10:43 AM
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Dodge only advertised it would get 20 tops. With almost 400 HP under the hood you should be happy to get anywhere near 20 MPG. Anyways I have an CAI, exhaust, and tuner and it maybe added 1 MPG total. Mods will never pay for themselves in gas mileage increase. The best way to get better mileage is your driving style. I am all about saving money but if your worried about MPG's then I hear the Prius gets pretty good mileage
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Old 04-25-2011, 11:34 PM
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I put a K & N on my 09' Ram 5.7 Hemi with 3.55 rear end about two weeks ago and filled the tank up and headed out. I tried keeping it around 50 to 55 mph for about 20 miles and the most I had it up to was 23.1 mpg but then it started falling off for some reason so I then pulled in to get something to eat and started back out driving the final two hours of the trip a little faster between 65 and 70 mph and mpg dropped back down to 20mpg, which I was able to get on many trips before the K & N, but overall I think it has improved somewhat, just not a huge amount.
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