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Old 05-21-2013, 03:41 PM   #1
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Reasons for low gas mileage

What are the reasons for low gas mileage? Mines been very poor lately
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How are your driving habits? And any new mods lately? When's the last tune up you've done?
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How are your driving habits? And any new mods lately? When's the last tune up you've done?
I like driving in a hurry you might say.. Lol
Idk it's a habit I need to stop lol
But I've always driving like that and not till now it's starting to be bad like 230 miles with a full tank
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And I haven't done a tune up In a while
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I like driving in a hurry you might say.. Lol
Idk it's a habit I need to stop lol
But I've always driving like that and not till now it's starting to be bad like 230 miles with a full tank
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And I haven't done a tune up In a while
Try a tune up, that can affect it. Oil change, filters, plugs etc. even tire pressure can affect mpg
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Try a tune up, that can affect it. Oil change, filters, plugs etc. even tire pressure can affect mpg
Yeah I need to change my spark plugs and wires its been a while.. And oil change for sure
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Try a tune up, that can affect it. Oil change, filters, plugs etc. even tire pressure can affect mpg
Yeah I need to change my spark plugs and wires its been a while.. And oil change for sure
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Try to use you're cruise control as much as possible. As soon as I started using it on mine my avg went up from 11 mpg to 14
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Try to use you're cruise control as much as possible. As soon as I started using it on mine my avg went up from 11 mpg to 14
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Really? Hmm okay will do! Thanks! I do a lot of city driving though..
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You auto or manual?
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You auto or manual?
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Try to use you're cruise control as much as possible. As soon as I started using it on mine my avg went up from 11 mpg to 14
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11 mpg?!!?!! Geez Venom... you gotta slow down. Lol. I've been getting around 18 mpg mixed city and freeway and on a trip to Redding recently, 26 mpg.
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Try to shift lower then and just don't gas it a lot lol
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11 mpg?!!?!! Geez Venom... you gotta slow down. Lol. I've been getting around 18 mpg mixed city and freeway and on a trip to Redding recently, 26 mpg.
Yea was 11 now a little above 14. Not bad 18 that's what I would get on my gt. right now I get maybe 22 on highway
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Try to shift lower then and just don't gas it a lot lol
Yeah I get great mileage on the highway but that's it lol
And yeah I'll have to stop pushing the pedal so far down.-.
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As you can see i've been going up recently... But that was all on the street tune, i just switched it back to the race tune since there are only a few days of school left and i'm blowing through this tank like its nothing lol.
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where did u see that?
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where did u see that?
An app
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What is that?
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An app called Car Minder... i put in my odometer each time i fill up and how much i pump and it tracks my mpg. Can also keep track of your cars services such as oil change and tire rotation.
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As you can see i never get into the 200s per tank
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Geez SL4... you gotta slow down. Lol
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Well its 100% city miles, i try though. But everyone around me is an idiot at driving so i like to stay away from traffic (if that means going a little faster). Can't tell you how many times i've almost gotten hit because of retarded drivers.
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sane here it's so stupid how people drive in newark an ten they blame you my biggest anger issue and fear is parking because ill park and the some dumbass tryin to fit ina small spot will get insanely closer to mine and bump my bumper
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sane here it's so stupid how people drive in newark an ten they blame you my biggest anger issue and fear is parking because ill park and the some dumbass tryin to fit ina small spot will get insanely closer to mine and bump my bumper
I feel that Texas has horrible drivers-.-
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yea same here u guys won't believe the amount of scratches that i have on my bumper cud of these ppl and the front well that's rocks we i go off road but yea
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What app is tht?
Car minder it cost $2 so I just got the other one because I don't have any money on iTunes lol

It's called car facts
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Best boost in my MPG was getting a CAI I get over 300 miles out of a tank
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Damn, I know I have a V8 but with o/r exhaust, an intake and a street tune I can't get over 200mi/tank. Maybe I should check the plugs
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Damn, I know I have a V8 but with o/r exhaust, an intake and a street tune I can't get over 200mi/tank. Maybe I should check the plugs
If I was your age with your car, I'd be getting about the same mpg. Lol. Have you checked the plugs? Cleaned the TB and the mass airflow sensor?
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If I was your age with your car, I'd be getting about the same mpg. Lol. Have you checked the plugs? Cleaned the TB and the mass airflow sensor?
Nope, I'll try to when school is out
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Nope, I'll try to when school is out
It made a world of difference in my car. But I believe that it had the original plugs in it. Lol. They were pretty bad...
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