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I have a 2003 2500 v10 all stock and getting 10 mpg, does anyone have any suggestions to help increase mpg? I hear about alot of options but would like some input from someone that anything really worked or if just hype?
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there really isnt much to do to get better mpg's. things that do help, only help very minimally, and end up costing more than the better mileage will offset. things that come to mind though are e-fan, gears, and driving slower. i dont know what is available to you v10 guys in terms of tuners, but those will show a little improvement as well.
2004 Ram 2500 5.7l Hemi: AirRaid MIT, K&N Drop in, SC 91, AT3030/custom Y, Edge 2600 TC, Sharadon Stage II Trans/VB, 4.56s
Yeah, I don't think there is a whole lot of room to see any substantial gains out of that torque beast, but you might try to post over in the 2nd Gen Ram section where a few guys have that engine, they might can give you a tip or two to eek out a little bit more mpg's...
Sadly, the V10 never really took off as far as getting aftermarket support, I always liked it, or at least the idea of it as a nice niche for those without the funds to purchase or wanting the upkeep costs of a diesel, but still needed a haulin', workin' beast...