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Unread 02-29-2012, 04:55 PM   #1
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how can ii save gas?

My Jeep drains the gas to quick! I have a 99 tj with a 6in lift and 35in tires with stock gears and stock engine. What can I do so I can save gas?

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Unread 02-29-2012, 04:55 PM   #2
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Buy a reasonable DD. That machine will never get good mileage.
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Unread 02-29-2012, 04:58 PM   #3
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Put a sail on it.
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Unread 02-29-2012, 09:30 PM   #4
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May I suggest a Kia
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Unread 03-01-2012, 12:59 PM   #5
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Unread 03-02-2012, 06:04 AM   #6
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re-gear
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Unread 03-02-2012, 06:12 AM   #7
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Make sure you're always going downhill with a tail wind
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Unread 03-02-2012, 08:14 AM   #8
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I just changed all oxygen sensors on my TJ and mileage has gone up. I am watching it now but it looks like it will be about 18 MPG.
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Unread 03-02-2012, 09:49 AM   #9
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I just changed all oxygen sensors on my TJ and mileage has gone up. I am watching it now but it looks like it will be about 18 MPG.
I am currently researching this...I have the 05' WK 4.7, do I have 2 or 4?

and the downstream are easy as they are on the exhaust and the other two are up behind the engine?
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Unread 03-03-2012, 10:16 AM   #10
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I have the 4.0 inline 6 with the 6 speed gear box. So far on first test tank - I filled it up to the filler tube. So far I have gone 64 miles and gas gauge is half way between full and 3/4. Now, if I can get near 100 miles on a quarteer tank that will be fine with me. Do the math. And I have the 19 point something fuel tank.
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Unread 03-03-2012, 11:23 AM   #11
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on my 2,5l with 5.5" lift and 33s i get about 12 mpg city and can maybe squeze 14 mpg out of it on the highways which are only 80km about here. best way to save gas. dont drive lol but have you checked for gas leaks fuel filter plugs wires ect.
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Unread 03-04-2012, 06:08 AM   #12
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Just checked my mileage today. I got 80 miles on 5 gals which comes out to 16mpg around town. I think that is about it. That is better than the 14mpg I was getting.
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Unread 03-07-2012, 11:15 PM   #13
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Does anyone who has a 6in lift and 35's really expect decent gas mileage? Anyway, if it's been a while, do a full tune-up and see if that helps.
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Unread 03-08-2012, 09:31 AM   #14
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Don't go by what the gas gauge reads, it is the most unreliable piece of equipment on ANY vehicle.
It is made to read a slow consumption level, as per focus group inputs.
A reliable method is to get your average after at least 10 full tanks.
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Unread 03-15-2012, 06:48 PM   #15
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