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post #1 of 6 Old 01-10-2013, 05:24 PM Thread Starter
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my 01 excursion V10 is getting 16.2 -17-1 MPG

i dont know how true the lie-o-meter is but it says im getting 16.2-17.1 MPG at 55-65 MPH.& in the city im getting 12-13 MPH. my X has 35" tires 6" lift,true dual exhaust,max energy tuner ,k&n air filter
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Unless your flux capacitor is running at precisely 1.21 Gigawatts I don't think you are getting that good of fuel economy with the gas hog of the v10. Try some hand calculations to get a better estimate.

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Unless your flux capacitor is running at precisely 1.21 Gigawatts I don't think you are getting that good of fuel economy with the gas hog of the v10. Try some hand calculations to get a better estimate.
thats why its called the "LIE-O-METER" i was just woundering what the average is with these trucks with the V10 ! & with the mods I have? i was thinking it mite be getting 14-15 high way & 10-11 city it has 3:73 gears
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Yea a buddy of mine had a stock v10 ex and said he would get around 9mpg city. He didn't drive it nicely but never the less. Those numbers sound a little more reasonable.

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10mpg max id think combind

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My dad consistently got 15 but he drives like an old woman, had his lie o meter at 20 once tho

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