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AP or ARB Bumper vs. MPG

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Lentsnh, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. Mar 30, 2009 at 4:22 PM
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    Lentsnh

    Lentsnh [OP] Well-Known Member

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    If you adjust everything after you put on one of these bumpers, how big of a drop in MPG is there?


    Major Factors:

    1. Weight
    2. Adjust suspension---- Having the front sit a bit higher than the back
    3. Lack of Aerodynamics
     
  2. Mar 30, 2009 at 4:30 PM
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    G-Sak

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    Wondering the same thing.....subscribed
     
  3. Mar 30, 2009 at 4:32 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    thats a good question.i never thought of the gas factor.i think you mean the lack of Aerodynamics.
     
  4. Mar 30, 2009 at 4:33 PM
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    Fixed :D
     
  5. Mar 30, 2009 at 4:34 PM
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    sweet lol
     
  6. Mar 30, 2009 at 4:38 PM
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    Hardcorehehaw

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    You're not allowed to worry about MPG, there are too many threads about it.
     
  7. Mar 30, 2009 at 4:40 PM
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    Yeah I know but this actually has something to go with it. :D
     
  8. Mar 30, 2009 at 5:00 PM
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    The weight and aerodynamics factor of the ARB has caused zero loss of MPG.

    I have an ARB, M8000 winch and a load of tools in the back of the FJ and have noticed no significant decrease in MPG. I check ever time I fill up what the the average mpg was and frm the day I got her till now there is little difference.
     
  9. Mar 30, 2009 at 5:03 PM
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    Oh yeah Im going to have a winch on it too.
     
  10. Apr 1, 2009 at 2:16 PM
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    My mpg did not decrease at all.
     
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