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Old 06-16-2008, 06:03 PM   #1
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I know you are not going to be doing anything to the engine but, had anyone noticed any highway MPG's gained???

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Old 06-17-2008, 08:52 AM   #2
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I have mine dropped 3/6 and haven's noticed any change in mileage because of it.
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Old 06-17-2008, 12:54 PM   #3
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Because of it???
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Old 06-18-2008, 01:07 PM   #4
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I havent noticed any change in mileage because of the drop.
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Old 06-19-2008, 05:09 AM   #5
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I used drop shackles, almost 2 inches, and didn't notice any.
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Old 06-20-2008, 07:37 AM   #6
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I used Belltech lowering shackles in the rear with their swaybar and I've noticed no change in MPG.
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Old 06-20-2008, 10:24 AM   #7
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I thought that by lowering it you would decrease the wind resistance and therefore increase your Highway MPG's at least. If that is the case, I might not do the 2/4 drop that I was planning on. That was the #1 reason for me to lower my truck.
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Old 06-20-2008, 01:35 PM   #8
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I lowered mine 2/5 it helped a few mpg.s but my biggest gain was changein the camshaft it lowered my RPMs at cruisein speeds and now I get 19.2 on the Highway, but with my lead foot still get 11 around town. Ha Ha Ha
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Old 06-22-2008, 09:08 PM   #9
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How did it lower your cruising speed???? I have decided to go ahead a drop it. 2/4 kit from DJM with Toxic shocks.
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Old 06-22-2008, 09:27 PM   #10
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I did not gain any mpg from lowering...but I am in a 4x4 quad cab
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