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What has more effect on Gas Milage... Tires or a 3 inch lift?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Eesh, Mar 27, 2010.

  1. Mar 27, 2010 at 3:22 PM
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    Eesh

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    Just like the topic says guys.. What has more effect on Gas Milage... Tires or a 3 inch lift?
     
  2. Mar 27, 2010 at 3:25 PM
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    AvsFanTRD

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    which one weighs more?
     
  3. Mar 27, 2010 at 3:25 PM
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    Incognito

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  4. Mar 27, 2010 at 3:41 PM
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    Cars0n`

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    id have to say tires because of weight and rolling distance being larger (if larger tires)
     
  5. Mar 27, 2010 at 3:50 PM
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    Janster

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    If you go UP in tire size, the overall drag on the motor from gears/such is much more than the wind drag (from a lift) or the extra weight (of the tires). IMO
     
  6. Mar 27, 2010 at 3:50 PM
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    Cars0n`

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    X2
     
  7. Mar 27, 2010 at 10:33 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    i'd say tires.
     
  8. Mar 27, 2010 at 10:46 PM
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    Project.paradigm

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    Tires for sure.
     
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