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MPG Mods

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by kylefrdavis, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. May 16, 2014 at 10:07 AM
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    Built for maximum low end torque, tooter II.VII intake manifold spacer, LCE long tube header, Injen long tube intake, 2,900 rpm torque peak.
    I think you did good getting a rewashable filter. :)
    Now you won't have to mess around with oil. K & N's can foul the MAF sensor. I run an Injen warm air intake with a dry rewashable filter and my last fillup was 24.0 mpg... and that's with almost no freeway driving. :)

    [​IMG]



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  2. May 16, 2014 at 10:23 AM
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    Nope, and after only your 7th post too. Welcome to TW, it really is a lot friendlier in here than that.

    The first posts were written 5 years ago. I can't remember what I posted 5 months ago.
     
  3. May 16, 2014 at 12:40 PM
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    A dirty restricted filter can't hurt mpg.

    Apparently the sarcasm meters have broke down. And obviously the ;) didn't work as intended (that's means I'm only fucking with you to me, I'm not serious), I wasn't calling you a motherfucker, just having fun, thought you were in on the apparently not so funny joke.

    My first post here was on this thread back in 2011, and I did call out the BS about air filters then. see post 372. I'd have handed the 2nd poster his head back at post 3 if I was a member then. :eek:
     
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  4. May 16, 2014 at 1:08 PM
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    Some perspective for you Ecidemon, Cowboy50 has tried to :stirthepot: on this thread before.
     
  5. May 16, 2014 at 3:02 PM
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    Yes more air can hurt on pre 1996 vehicles. It can run too lean. On any vehicle with a OBD computer, no matter how much potential air a filter can let into the engine, the Mass Air Flow sensor will only let in the amount of air the engine needs to run most efficiently. AFE ProDry will save you money in the long run, about 60K miles after you buy it. I took mine out as I got tired of the noise it makes. The moaning sounds like a cat in "Heat"
     
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  6. May 16, 2014 at 6:17 PM
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  7. May 17, 2014 at 1:48 PM
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    Great mods found in my signature :)
     
  8. May 17, 2014 at 2:10 PM
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    And I'll point out that ecomodder doesn't list cold intake or exhaust on the extensive list of mods for fuel efficiency. They do talk about warm/hot air intakes there, which can show better mpg through quicker warmup and lower power.
     
  9. May 19, 2014 at 8:28 AM
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    Thanks worthy for bringing my post back. Without pot stirrers it would only stick to the bottom. That was me jacking with you just like you giving Ecidemon crap about his post. All in good fun. I thought maybe your dog might have ate your stash and you were venting.
     
  10. May 21, 2014 at 7:39 AM
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    I have a 2006 double cab 4L V-6, 4 X 4 with a 6 speed manual tranny. The truck is stock, but I did put a K & N air filter in and I am running Goodrich long trail hwy tires. As some others have mentioned, if I drive 75+ I only get 17 MPG, however if I drive under 70 with a really light foot I can get 19 or so, I have never seen over 20. I just live with the fact it is a truck and will get lousy milage. Otherwise it is a great truck.
     
  11. May 21, 2014 at 9:50 AM
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    Welcome to TW, Doom... :wave:

    That's actually pretty good for a big DC 6 cylinder 4x4, because 4x4's have lower final gearing. At 60 mph in 6th gear what rpms is your engine turning?

    Greg
     
  12. May 23, 2014 at 7:03 PM
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    Hi at 60 RPM is about 2200 I usually drive about 70-75 on the freeway and turning 2500
     
  13. May 23, 2014 at 11:39 PM
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    Built for maximum low end torque, tooter II.VII intake manifold spacer, LCE long tube header, Injen long tube intake, 2,900 rpm torque peak.
    That's pretty close to my street geared 2.7 which turns 2,000rpms at 60 mph.
     
  14. May 24, 2014 at 7:54 PM
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    Are we having a bad day or do you just forget to take your meds . and people are losing patients with people not having patients. My god dude life is to short
     
  15. May 24, 2014 at 8:02 PM
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    Have you ever noticed the people on here that talk allot of trash and act tough are allways the ones that DONT have any pics on there profile . Just saying , I guess they have nothing better to do then JO, shit, take a shower and sleep and bitch .Like Rodny King used to say " CANT WE ALL JUST GET ALONG ?" koombaya ,say it with me and lets all hold hands now
     
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    Well done, calling me out twice, long after the missunderstanding passed. You missed the apology apparently, I see your sarcasm meter doesn't work either. We were getting along just fine before you decided to offer counsel.

    Just curious what kind of profile pictures you want me to post considering this is a thread on MPG Mods. My scangauge, or LRR tires.

    Anything else to add to a thread discussing MPG mods? Tough guy :rolleyes: I never thought to attempt to make conclusions based on profile pictures, just saying. Yet you can sum up my life in bold above based on lack of profile pictures, you're a better man than I.

    Edit: You got me! My sarcasm meter is broke, you don't have any profile pics either. Touche!
     
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  17. May 25, 2014 at 2:49 PM
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    Belly panel anyone? :)

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  18. May 25, 2014 at 5:26 PM
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    I'm sure that would show some gain.

    I've considered a 2-3 inch drop, but here it is 9 years later and I haven't bothered pursuing it, I'd have to use a jack to change oil and might find the ground clearance to low in snow.
     
  19. May 25, 2014 at 5:31 PM
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    Lowering it would decrease frontal area which would show some gain. I have an add a leaf and front spacers for the added utility, which I'm not willing to give up for the mpg increase. The belly panel is probably worth 2-3mpg total based on my calculations.
     
  20. May 26, 2014 at 6:14 PM
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    Mikey, how have your panels (front and belly) affected road noise?
     
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