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Old 05-02-2010, 11:04 PM
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i got a lifted ram im gettin 7 right now i wanna try and atleast get 12 can yal help me? what should i buy?????

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Clean out your throttle body and check your intake for oil while you have it off. Belly pan gaskets on the intake are prone to leaking.
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Since your truck is lifted, I assume you have larger than factory tires. Has the speedo been recalibrated for larger tires? If not, you can toss your fuel economy calculations right out the window.
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ya its be recalibrated we just cleaned out the tb no oil in intake we replaced tb gasket to
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What size tires are you running? Maybe check the air pressure
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If you do not have an intake and exhaust then get those. They will help you out as well. Do the whole exhaust headers all the way to the tip. This will let the truck breath much better which will give you better MPGs. Also tuners will give you some better MPGs since it will make it run totally different. If you do not have a tonneau cover than that would help as well. This will make the truck have less wind resistane due to the tail gate

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If you upped the tires, you want to re-gear to get some of that torque back to the wheels, and you'll pick up some MPGs.
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its got gibson headers true duals hi flow cats and flowmaster mufflers all the way back to 4 inch tips
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