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post #16 of 53 Old 02-15-2011, 10:04 PM
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I get 10mpg winter.

About 17mpg summer, with 19mpg being best possible.

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post #17 of 53 Old 02-16-2011, 10:10 AM
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Some people say that a stretched timing chain could be the culprit, I've tried everything to get back up to my 21 mpg highway, timing chain is next there is quite a bit of slop in mine, can hear it slapping the cover lol.

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Well, I did use the 4x4 a LITTLE.

Maby with that and the extreme cold and old ignition parts, it all added up.

I will run it again with techron, no 4x4 and the ignition tune up and see what happens.

Temps coming up slightly here.
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post #19 of 53 Old 02-16-2011, 03:47 PM
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I get 10mpg winter.

About 17mpg summer, with 19mpg being best possible.
X2 on those numbers. This past month with all the snow and freezy temps, Im lucky to go 200 miles on a tank of gas.
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post #20 of 53 Old 02-17-2011, 12:09 AM
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Well, I did use the 4x4 a LITTLE.

Maby with that and the extreme cold and old ignition parts, it all added up.

I will run it again with techron, no 4x4 and the ignition tune up and see what happens.

Temps coming up slightly here.
I've been amazed how much my mpg dropped when I use the 4x4 even a little, it makes a big difference, but when the roads are rough it's worth it.
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post #21 of 53 Old 02-17-2011, 01:05 AM
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13-15 here on 33's and stock gears

Completely stock, and keeping it that way...

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post #22 of 53 Old 02-17-2011, 01:09 AM
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14-17 on 3:55s and 31s. It's gone down since I've put on my flowmaster super 44 though. Nothing wrong with the muffler, it just makes me want to floor the skinny pedal at every light

Not to mention my roofrack with my spare tire and hi lift on it acts like a mini sail on the highway

Just imagine a brick traveling at 70 mph with a mast and sail hanging of the top

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post #23 of 53 Old 02-17-2011, 05:17 AM
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10. I do 100% city driving and constant short trips. Combine that with the cold and it's just bad gas mileage.

However, on the highway cruising it gets 18 or so.

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post #24 of 53 Old 02-17-2011, 08:45 PM
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I get 10mpg winter.

About 17mpg summer, with 19mpg being best possible.
Somewhat similar here.

I get between 8 and 10 in the winter and between 13 and 16 in the summer.

35's and 4.88's here.

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post #25 of 53 Old 02-18-2011, 03:52 PM
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I figured mine out today, and it was just over 14. I was a little surprised since the last time I calculated it last year it was over 18. But I do 95% city driving, to and from school.

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post #26 of 53 Old 12-13-2013, 11:12 PM
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I thought that it didn't matter mpg if a wheel was steel or aluminum
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post #27 of 53 Old 12-14-2013, 06:50 AM
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I thought that it didn't matter mpg if a wheel was steel or aluminum
The only way it would make a difference is the weight. But I wouldn't think it would make too much of a difference, especially when most of us are running 31"-35" tires.

Out if my 3 xjs my 2 aw4 autos I averaged 19-22 70/30 highway/city. My 5 speed averaged 20-24 same ratio. Those were when they were all stock. My xj now on 4.5" lift 33" tires and 3.55s gets between 12-14 50/50 highway/city. When I take road trips I can pull about 16-17. All this mileage is hand calculated and over about 35k miles. And the mpg with 33" tires is corrected by hand also. I'm a but for logging on all my cars.

Sounds like you're a bit off, or just use the skinny pedal a bit much. Most of your mpg is determined by your driving habits. Since you just did your tune up, maybe your o2 sensor like you said.

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post #28 of 53 Old 12-14-2013, 07:25 AM
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I get maybe 12mpg. But I drive like I stole it and have a bad O2.

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post #29 of 53 Old 12-15-2013, 07:16 PM
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i get 12. All of the time, no matter where or what im doing, but i do have; a winch on a bumper with lights, and a roof rack with spare tire, spare tire on a rear tire carier, rock sliders, 31 inch tires, 3.5 inch lift, and stock gearing.
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post #30 of 53 Old 12-16-2013, 09:45 AM
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13-15 here on 33's and stock gears
That's not bad for stock gears and ethanol gas.
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