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Miles per gallon- What are you getting?

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Old 12-07-2006, 10:45 PM
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03' Quad Cab 4x4 4.7L stock except K&N cold air intake system, getting 15.5mpg
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Old 12-08-2006, 02:05 PM
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2006 Sport 4x4 Short Box, 3.92, Hemi MDS, 20 inch tires, getting 16.3 city and 19.5 hwy. Best Higway mileage to date 21.0. Do you think adding Lucas Fuel Treatment is any benefit?

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Old 12-08-2006, 11:20 PM
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I am using Mobil 1 synethic 5W20 and the MPG is the same as regular oil, but hey I am very happy with this truck, rides like a dream, FAST, and gets good MPG too
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Old 12-09-2006, 05:19 PM
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I just got my fuel system flushed and my mpgs are way better...13.4 in the city..and in tow alot of the time for fun....18.9 highway with minium flooring....why better then the 11.3 i got pretty much all the time before..
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Old 12-10-2006, 05:47 PM
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no mods yet 03 qc hemi 5.7l getting 12.9 city 17 freeway
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Old 12-11-2006, 12:26 AM
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I am now getting 14mpg driving good, and accelerating slow... Yesterday I hit the highest speed yet(may not be smart, but me and my friend did) at 102mph. Did that once, and drove fast for the rest of the day at 85-90 and got 11mpg.... Which is alright I guess at least... still even when I do drive slow I am nowhere near the 21mpg sticker... Hoping to get lower gears though soon maybe that will help some.
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Old 12-11-2006, 04:26 AM
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13 city 15.5 highway at 65mph 89 octane
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Old 12-11-2006, 03:04 PM
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2005 Dodge RAM 1500 SLT 5.7L 4x4 QuadCab

I recently did a ~2000km road trip, to help my grandmother move. Towing a trailer weighing approximately 3500-4000lbs, and the bed of the truck completely full, maybe another ~500lbs...

I averaged 13MPG @ 80MPH.


So you guys getting 13MPG empty box + not towing, I don't know what is up with that.

43,000km on the odometer as of today.
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Old 12-11-2006, 05:28 PM
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Has anybody else heard of synthetic oil increasing gas mileage ?? There are some that say 1 to 2 miles per gallon more.... If you have tried this and it's true, or not, let me know. I'm due for an oil change soon !!



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Old 12-13-2006, 03:20 PM
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I HAVE A 2002 DODGE RAM WITH THE 5.9 GAS HOG. I HAVE ADDED A FLOWMASTER 40 SERIES EXHAUST WITH THE MUFFLER DUMPED BEFORE THE REAR AXLE I HAVE A PAXTON NOVI 6-8 PSI SUPERCHARGER PROCOMP 4.5 IN LIFT WITH 35X12.50X18'S AND 3.92'S. IN THE CITY I GET 12.1 HIGHWAY I GET 18.7 AND TOWING A 28 FOOT BAJA BOAT ON A THREE HOUR DRIVE TO THE LAKE I GET 14.4 MPG.
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Old 12-14-2006, 03:34 PM
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I have a friend of mine who has an 03 1500 ram, six ft box,Hemi powered. two door. I think it's 4x4. He claims that on a trip that he gets 21 to 22 mpg.I told him That I don't believe him he also has the 3.55 rear and 17 in tires.The most I ever got is 17.1 and that's before that ethenol junk was put in the gas. So what do you guy's think ,Is he full of himself.? His is a single cab mine is an 04 quad cab. I have duals ,he doesn't
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Old 12-14-2006, 04:26 PM
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Ask him if he is just reading his overhead numbers. Most of them do. Those nums are nor accurate. Yeah in a one way, 55mph, 10 mile hwy trip I'm sure it will say 22mpg. I hate when people just read the overhead.
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Old 12-14-2006, 08:52 PM
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No, He's one of those egg head guy's, Knows everything,,just ask him.wouldn't rely on a computer even though his computer is right on. so he says.
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Old 12-15-2006, 06:44 PM
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I can usually get 18-20 average out of a tank, and that's if i really baby it and don't leave the pavement!
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Old 12-15-2006, 07:03 PM
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Thanks for the synthetic update, I'm going to change to syn. whatever the gas milage will be, so be it. I'm so use to 10 mpg that I'd throw a party for 11 !! Heck, I'm going to party anyhow, and hope for 11 !!


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I am using Mobil 1 synethic 5W20 and the MPG is the same as regular oil, but hey I am very happy with this truck, rides like a dream, FAST, and gets good MPG too
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Old 12-16-2006, 01:40 AM
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I am convince that the MDS on the 06 HEMI's doesn't work over 100kph (60mph).

When I drop my speed to 100k or slightly less, then reset the computer it will climb as high as 24.5mpg!! I got 850k's to a tank a couple of times.

As soon as I go 110k or faster, it drops to about 18mpg. In the city I drive it like a sports car so I always get 13-16 mpg.

Overall I am impressed.


I just installed a Magnaflow cat back system and dropped in a K&N filter. It runs and sounds great. Haven't check milage yet. Having to much fun with the pipe!!! I don't think I'll ever get what I did stock! LOL
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Old 12-17-2006, 10:29 PM
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how much are you guys seeing with a tonneau cover, anything at all?

thanks.

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Old 12-18-2006, 01:28 AM
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13-15 depending on how i drive.. ( got the exhaust doen soo i love romping it sometimes)
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Old 12-22-2006, 12:26 PM
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I've got a 2004 RAM 2500 HEMI/4.10 and average 11.7 MPG, but about 40% of my 29000 miles is towing a 6000 lb trailer. Non-towing average is about 12.3. Too much suburb driving/not enough highway. Best single tank I've gotten is 16.4, I keep all my data in an Excel spreadsheet - the OH 'Puter averages about 0.6 mpg higher than actual and is worse as the mpg's go up.

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Old 12-24-2006, 12:37 AM
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05 qc 4x4 11-12.5 in town 16-18.5 on highway at 65 to 80 best at 75 to 80 surprisingly with 3.92 rear and 245/70/17 tires. lose 1-1.5 mpg with winter tires 265/70/17 snow tires.
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