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Old 11-11-2010, 09:53 AM
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Been driving an 06 Dakota provided by my company for about 3 years now, and now am purchasing a 2011 SLT crew cab for my own and company use. I've built the truck, placed the order, and am very pleased with the options I've selected. I'd just like to get some thoughts/comments on a couple of things that are kind of lingering in my brain:
1) Any suggestions on improving gas mileage?
2) Any comments on roominess of back seat? I have two boys that I'm not concerned about, but my 15 year old is 6'3" and I'm just hoping that he'll be comforatble.
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Hello and welcome! I am 6'1" and my brother is 6'3" when I am driving and he is sitting behind me we both have enough room. The crew cab is so much bigger on the inside than you might expect. As far as improving MPG....well I have no tips. I have the 91 tune with MDS off so mine sits right around 13.6-14.5 mpg. When it was stock I was closer to 17mpg. Even with the mods I still get around 19mpg highway, but most of my driving is either in town or in a mountainous region so my milage always suffers. Hope this helps! Congrats on the new truck! Post pics when you get a chance!
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Hope to have the truck by mid-December, and can't hardly wait to be driving something of my own once again, and also something that the wife, and not to far in the future here, the 15 year old can get into. Got the bucket seats with shifter/console, luxury group, touch screen stereo/media center, under rail bed liner, chrome, white monotone.
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Welcome to the Z. Here's my input on your questions.

1. Gas mileage; most people start with the big 3 (CAI, tuner, and exhaust). Since its on order, if you can get the Hemi you'll be much better off mpg and hp wise. Yes its more expensive but well worth the expense.

2. Crew cabs have plenty of room in the back seat.

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