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Old 12-27-2009, 09:34 PM   #1
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What has been the best mileage boosting mod on your moose? I am pulling 12mpg around home, and 15 on the highway, but keep hearing claims of some getting way better. I do have a factory extended warrenty, so I must be mindful of staying in their guidelines.

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Old 12-27-2009, 09:34 PM   #2
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What has been the best mileage boosting mod on your moose? I am pulling 12mpg around home, and 15 on the highway, but keep hearing claims of some getting way better. I do have a factory extended warrenty, so I must be mindful of staying in their guidelines.
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Old 12-28-2009, 04:57 AM   #3
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Boosting??? Did u say boosting???
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Old 12-28-2009, 01:28 PM   #4
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I would suggest you look through this thread titled "MPG's" it's right here under the "Moose info (Hemi Ram 2500/3500" area. I would look at what "Big Blue" has done to his truck. He gets pretty darn good mileage and hasn't done to much to his truck to get that mileage. He's really a good guy PM him if you have any questions.
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Old 12-28-2009, 03:36 PM   #5
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What has been the best mileage boosting mod on your moose? I am pulling 12mpg around home, and 15 on the highway, but keep hearing claims of some getting way better. I do have a factory extended warrenty, so I must be mindful of staying in their guidelines.

Hmmm..thats about what I get with 37" tires..
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Old 04-16-2010, 05:18 PM   #6
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I have a 2007 1500 mega cab 4x4 w/ 3.73 rear end. It is all stock for the exception of a ranch hand grill gaurd and heavy duty running boards.

This is my wife's daily driver, but when we take it on trips.....it's mine. I have tried driving the truck 2 different ways. I had someone on here tell me to "drive it like you stole it". And the other gentleman told me to just drive it easy.

Driving it like you stole didn't work! haha

We took it on a 4 hour trip and I did my best to keep the speed between 70-75 mpg. I averaged 16.4 mpg one way. To me that's not bad going through the hill country with a head wind. I didn't buy the truck for fuel economy, but you know I will settle for 16.4 mpg.

If you want better fuel mileage in a 3/4 ton gas.....then trade it in for a car.

That's just my 2 cents.
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[SouthTx_Hemi07]We took it on a 4 hour trip and I did my best to keep the speed between 70-75 mpg. I averaged 16.4 mpg one way. To me that's not bad going through the hill country with a head wind. I didn't buy the truck for fuel economy, but you know I will settle for 16.4 mpg.[quote]
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Old 04-17-2010, 05:20 PM   #8
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That's what we thought Doc. I will wind up adding a cold-air intake. I'm curious how much of an increase I could have.
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That's what we thought Doc. I will wind up adding a cold-air intake. I'm curious how much of an increase I could have.
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Although I use a cold air intake as well I'm guessing your gains will be slight. Couple the CAI with an exhaust that flows better and tuner then you should see a bit more of an increase. For heavy vehicles and/or those with additional wind resistance the 4.56 gears have been successful for mileage increases when speeds are kept at 70 or lower. There's always going to be a trade-off when you plot mileage, performance and your acceptability factor against the dollars you spend to achieve the goal. HemiFun05
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Old 04-19-2010, 09:38 AM   #10
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For some odd reason mine is only getting 10-11 mpg's right now. It's running fine just really thirsty. I'm thinking bad O2 sensor because on occasion it will throw a code. I need to clean the pcv and throttle body also.
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