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Fuel mileage for V10

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Old 11-19-2010, 08:20 PM
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Default Fuel mileage for V10

I was just curious to see what other V10 owners are getting for miles per gallon i am getting about 6-7 mpg is that average or should it be a little higher like 10-11 mpg thanks
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Old 11-19-2010, 08:32 PM
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varies by age, mileage, driving style, time of year, phase of the moon, current placement on the circadian cycle, etc......

That said, you should be able to do better than that..... is that all around town driving??
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Old 11-19-2010, 08:54 PM
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mine always got about 9 mpg's no matter what i was doing, in town, flat hwy, or pulling the hills at 20,000+ lbs. seems strange, but true
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mines a 1998 4x4 140000 miles. mostly around town and my driving style is pretty easy going not to fast of take offs
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I get about 10mpg avg, with more city than highway.
Best mileage when towing my Indy on its 18' hauler to the dragstrip.
Dont screw around anywhere near as much as when its empty lol
MPG doesnt vary much
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Old 11-20-2010, 12:13 PM
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My motor has 40,000 miles on it. I'm running 3.55 gears with 33" tires and get about 12~13 on the highway doing 65-70 in OD. Around town is a little less but going easy on the gas pedal makes a big difference.
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My motor has 40,000 miles on it. I'm running 3.55 gears with 33" tires and get about 12~13 on the highway doing 65-70 in OD. Around town is a little less but going easy on the gas pedal makes a big difference.
I have the same set up and I am runnin the same mileage. However I'm going to 4.10 gears for more towing power as that's what I do more with mine.

People that I know that have the 4.10 option over the 3.55 gearing get 9-12 regardless, and 3.55's get like 12-13 hwy and like 6 city....LOL
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I had a 1999 back in 02 with 72xxx miles on it. It had 35/14.50x16.5 Swampers on it with 6" of lift and 3.55 gears. Motor was bone stock except for a K&N filter. I drove that thing like an idoit and still managed 13-15mpg. That beats both my 5.9s and my 5.2. Having the NV4500 helped some I'm sure.
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My 95 2500 4x4 with 35" tires and 4.10 gear with k&n cold air kit and true dual exhaust will get 10-14mpg.
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My 95 2500 4x4 with 35" tires and 4.10 gear with k&n cold air kit and true dual exhaust will get 10-14mpg.
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