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Miles per gallon- What are you getting?

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Old 04-01-2005, 03:43 AM
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Default Miles per gallon- What are you getting?

As the title says, what is your MPG, your motor and any suggestions for a better MPG.
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Old 04-01-2005, 01:59 PM
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6-8 in town if I rod the snot out of it, 8-10 if not, 10-12 highway. 12 if I cruise at about 60 (doesn't happen much).

360, a727, 4.10s, 35x12.50s, cam, carb, intake, headers, 3" out. No cats from the factory.

Better mileage? higher air pressure in the tires, softer foot pressure on the gas.
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Old 04-30-2005, 01:36 AM
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11-12 in mostly town. haven't had it on the highway since modifications. almost 14 mpg on highway before any changes...*= changes

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Old 05-26-2005, 05:58 PM
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The 85 gets 8-12 depnding on how I drive and it gets 15-17 on the highway, 410 sure grip with a 833 gets about 2500 rpm at 70 so I'm happy.
360 30 over kb pistons molly rings with 10.3/4 to 1 comp.

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Old 06-08-2005, 01:59 PM
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I have a 1988 dodge ram with a TB and a 318, i put on a larger air filter, an edelbrock performer and headers, and it took me from about 16 to 18mpg, and sometimes on the highway i get about 20... Its a truck though, I bought it to be a truck, not a cruiser, I am going to pull the computer soon and put on a 4bbl carb, so thats all going to go away.
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Old 07-04-2005, 06:02 AM
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1988 B250, I can get about 20-25 miles on highway speed, with load on the machine about 15-18 depending on how heavy the load is. I bought this for a puller and frankly im surprised it's so cheap to drive
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Old 10-15-2005, 05:37 PM
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My '82 Dodge D150 P/U is getting around 10 MPG right now (Slant 6, 225 cu. in., 3.7L), but then again, I'm missing a part or two that may help with that. Since it's a pickup, my dad always told me to drop the tailgate when I'm going to drive for a bit, cuz that's s'pose to help with the gas mileage.
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Old 11-24-2005, 01:46 AM
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8 mpg City, 11 mpg Highway (If My Mom Drives It), 6 mpg When I Hot Rod The Snot Out Of It (Which Always Happens)

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Old 01-08-2006, 09:05 PM
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My '82 Dodge D150 P/U is getting around 10 MPG right now (Slant 6, 225 cu. in., 3.7L), but then again, I'm missing a part or two that may help with that. Since it's a pickup, my dad always told me to drop the tailgate when I'm going to drive for a bit, cuz that's s'pose to help with the gas mileage.


Not always - my '03 ranger (3.0 v-6, 5 spd man.) was driven round trip 90+ miles a day on the interstate for a year and a half. Dropping the tailgate/taking it off actually made it WORSE!! Got around 19 with it off, can get 22 with it on. Go figure...

My '89 Ram gets 16 at 70mph, about 18 at 55mph. Abysmal in town (especially with the air on). Has 2.7's in the rear. No mods other than true dual 18" glasspacks and K&N. It'll fly - beaten several 350 chevys from 55 on, but from dead stop a 4020 John Deere can smoke it HA HA
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Old 01-18-2006, 03:40 PM
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My '82 Dodge D150 P/U is getting around 10 MPG right now (Slant 6, 225 cu. in., 3.7L), but then again, I'm missing a part or two that may help with that. Since it's a pickup, my dad always told me to drop the tailgate when I'm going to drive for a bit, cuz that's s'pose to help with the gas mileage.
its not true tho, they did a deal on myth busters that proved the theory wrong. you get worse mileage w/ the tailgate open cuz the friction of the air going over the entire bed rather then the whirlwind of air the bed makes.
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Old 01-18-2006, 03:43 PM
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about 18 in the city 22 on the highway, with 170 horsepower and 400 LB FT! all stock cummins, hopefully after a K&N it'll bump it up a bit.
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Old 03-05-2006, 01:34 AM
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i got a 318 2 bbl stock drivetrain and 32 inch tires... i get like 7 in town and arount 8 or 9 on the hi way. i used to get like 12 to 14 with p235's.
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Old 03-17-2006, 07:54 AM
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Default RE: Miles per gallon- What are you getting?

With my stock 85 D150 Ram(318, 3 speed a904) I get 10mpg city(driving hard) and 14mpg hwy. I do have a rebuilt longblock 318, but its all stock with exception of the k&n filter and ignition(wires, plugs, mopar performance cap and dist).

Note: I am probably the only one running stock hubcaps and tires. http://www.cardomain.com/ride/570246/2
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Old 05-12-2006, 06:42 PM
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Most recently I have been forcing myself to be light footed($3 a gallon). Results:

15.4 mpg hwy when cruising at 65-70mph(i love cruise control).
Havent calculated city [:@].
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Old 05-24-2006, 09:10 PM
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Old 05-29-2006, 03:38 AM
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With the new TCI transmission and non-lockup torque converter, the mileage has actually dropped. In my GVX, my Mom drove it one day and I got in it on the next day. When I left home, the computer said the avg. was 25 mpg. I drove 10 miles, and it dropped to 16.7 mpg. It made me wonder how I still have a clean driving record.
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Old 07-11-2006, 10:22 PM
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With my stock 85 D150 Ram(318, 3 speed a904) I get 10mpg city(driving hard) and 14mpg hwy. I do have a rebuilt longblock 318, but its all stock with exception of the k&n filter and ignition(wires, plugs, mopar performance cap and dist).

Note: I am probably the only one running stock hubcaps and tires. http://www.cardomain.com/ride/570246/2

hey i got the stock hubcaps and maybe tires on my 88 318. and my truck's a retired CHP cruiser[:'(]
i also spend the least amount of money for gas since its not even running yet
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Old 08-01-2006, 11:12 PM
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Hi All

Just bought my 84 Ram 100. a 318 rebuilt motor with racing cams (2BBL Carb) and a little over 1000 miles. 4 speed manual trans , dual 3" pipe with glass packs and Hoosier tires. No polution equiptment nor cat what so ever. Red with bench, radio, crank window and that is about it.
I got an average of 9.8 which included town and highway.

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Old 08-08-2006, 08:44 PM
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Had wiring issues and she is back up!!!
During the fix put on new distributer, wires and Hi pro coil.
Very sweet truck for what i paid for it. Needs rear brakes redone and parking brakes. Only cost me 1500. I will have put in 300. more and it whould be perfect.
very satisfied. Same carb as my 83 AMC Eagle.
Did I say body was re-done and painted a year ago...no holes nor rust. New exhaust, new clutch on the manual OD transmission, I guess I said that already.
My gas milage figgures may not be that accurate as they are not stock sizes and my odometer may be off..

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Old 09-01-2006, 04:20 PM
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Had carb issues and will replace with a Holley. Then I'll see what milage is...
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