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Old 05-15-2011, 09:54 AM
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Question Opinions on fuel saving? What have you members done.

Picking up my ram on the 24th. Ipurchased it knowing she is a gas guzzler. Definitely not complaining.

Just wondering if anyone managed to squeeze out a few more km without spending thousands???

Will be replacing the stock filter with a k&n rightoff the bat. Not upgrading to a full cai due to the fact it sucks in more hot air than cold anyways.

Anybody around running chips? And if so a review would be awesome.

Anyways, looking forward to posting pictures of my white sport beaut when keys are mine.

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Your not going to see huge MPG gains by doing mods. You might sqeeze out a little more but in my opinion the best way to maximize your MPG's is to keep your foot out of the gas pedal as much as possible. I have only managed to average about 14.5 mpg's per tank of gas (at best). My last fillup was $106.00...that motivates me to stay out of the throttle as much as possible, but it's a hard thing to do.
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Kinda hard when you have a truck like this though..
But I know what you mean just take it easy with the stops and starts and on the highways it'll get it's best mpg.
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yeah i have a hyundai (2nd car) so i dont have to drive the ram as much
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To save gas I bought a Nissan sentra 95 it's getting 32 mpg I drive my truck about 2 times a week so it don't sit too much
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The RAM isn't made for the gas mileage....$102 to fill her up yesterday! woohoo!
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I know it's not made for mileage.
My nitro takes 110$ to fill her up too.

I'm used to burning the fuel, just looking to see what other members have been doing and the results.

My first mod is a diablo trinity when of course the "2011" tuners come out. Been reading tons of reviews on them and seems like this is the #1 in tuning programmers.
Sent them a few emails about the product, release date, etc... Will keep posted
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What gears do you have? I have 4.10 and I can squeeze about 15-17 city and if I have CC set at 65 I'm able to range 19-23 mpg hwy.
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Well, some intakes don't suck in hot air as they use the stock location for cold air in the fender, such as Volant and some of the AFE intakes.

Basically, intake, exhaust and a programmer will help. Obviously keeping your foot out of it (hard to do, ask me how I know ) will help as well.
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My mileage has slowly improved as my truck gets more miles on it. $119.50 on the last fill-up motivates me to push on the gas pedal very lightly. I'm in the low 14's right now driving in-town. I've seen 20+mpg on the highway. It's kind of ridiculous that I drive the speed limit now more than I ever have in my whole life. Go figure.
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