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post #1 of 14 Old 02-01-2008, 05:48 PM Thread Starter
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winter fuel

How big of a difference have people seen from winter fuel. I figured im getting 8 mpg in town and havent been on the freeway for awhile so dont know that mpg.
Its also been real cold here so i wonder if that plays a part in it, cleaned out my ep sensor wasnt real dirty but i dont think that changed anything. What else can contribute to bad milege i keep my foot out of it and under 2000rpm's. Each commute is 7-10 miles in some stop and go. I think i need to have TW reburn my ts chip for milege. what do yall think(best iv ever got was 14.5 in the summer)

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No difference noticed here. 18-20 mpg all year long. BUMP for ya!
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I went from 19 to 14, but I think the leaking up pipe has something to do with it, Its just too cold n wet to fix it right now.

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i dont know if they reblend the fuel here (only gets to 30ish) but on my dads 7mile drive to work it went from a consistent 14.5 to 13-13.9. It has been colder and i dont know if it is the cold or reblend fuel but it did definitely go down. driving it 200+ miles all highway tommorow so ill see what i get

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Cool 99bigred post your results thanks.

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Going it had a few steep hills and i was running 75-90mph and i only got 13.5Coming back there was a slight head wind but i kept the speed around 60-65 most of the way and got 16.1. on flat road i could probably get 18 if i kept it under 70.

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thanks 99bigred,thats not all that bad.

Does anyone know what can cause bad fuel milege (besides keeping my foot out of it) And how much of an increase have people seen from going with a good chip like(tw).

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Ive seen a pretty big drop driving in town it says 13.9 but thats BS because it is much worse. Highway I am getting about 90-100 miles outta 1/4 tank.

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Mine has dropped big time in the last 3 weeks! I was blaming the 37's but see it getting worse! Political Winter Fuel Blues I Recon

Some say check your fuel filters and somewhere on here they have mentioned fuel regulator screen plugged up with O-Ring deposits causing bad mileage

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