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My mpg issue... Looking for input
I just drove from slc Utah to Vegas and I am pretty unhappy with my mpg... On the way down I left at around 330am and just took my time and most the miles were done at around 73mph( speedo within 1mph) and I calculated around 15mpg on that tank but about 50 miles were done at 69mph and about 20 miles at 58mph with only about 10 miles around town and no hot ridding. All was done on the 100hp setting on my ts.
On the way back at 300 am I had a little side wind and went a little fast but no hot rodding and all was done around 76-77 mph, I checked that tank at around 13mpg with the ts chip on 75 or 50 I don't recall which.
I have a 4" lift and 33s but I'm going to drop it to 2.5" and go 35s which will lower my rpms a little and make for a little less wind but I don't know if it will make for better highway mpg. My tires were around 43psi and my speedo is almost dead on.I have mods that should put me in a better position in the mpg department but I'm thinking I need to do a fuel filter and maybe go with some php tunes.
Anybody have any other ideas I would really like to get better mpg for roadtrips.
99 X-cab short bed, lifted, 325/60/18, gauges, ts 6pos, dynomax race muffler, diy intake, ddm 6000k hids, custom prerunner stuff...
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1994 Toyota class 7 desert truck