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post #1 of 23 Old 04-06-2009, 10:27 PM Thread Starter
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best mileage in a dub for kicks...

what is the best yall have squeezed out of them. i honestly dont care otherwise i wouldnt have 2 grand cherokees but just for kicks...

i managed this on my way to San Diego from Vegas last weekend. 4.7 with 3 guys in it. lol



94 Grand Cherokee Laredo ZJ, lifted, 37s, yada yada yada
BigBlue build 33s, 6in lift and short arms
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/bigbluezj94-build-thread-679496/

BigBlue build 3/4 ton axles, LAs, 37s
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/3-4-ton-zj-build-818891/

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post #2 of 23 Old 04-06-2009, 10:41 PM
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It's a sad thing having to say that your 8 cylinder gets better gas mileage than my 6. I know it's a more efficient engine that doesn't have to work as hard to pull the heep, but seriously, a V8 beating an I6 in gas mileage..

gives them darn Prius drivers something to think about

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It's a sad thing having to say that your 8 cylinder gets better gas mileage than my 6. I know it's a more efficient engine that doesn't have to work as hard to pull the heep, but seriously, a V8 beating an I6 in gas mileage..

gives them darn Prius drivers something to think about
haha thats what im saying! im about to start parkin her in the hybrid parking spaces up front when you go to Fresh n Easy. haha

94 Grand Cherokee Laredo ZJ, lifted, 37s, yada yada yada
BigBlue build 33s, 6in lift and short arms
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=679496

BigBlue build 3/4 ton axles, LAs, 37s
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=818891

99 Grand Cherokee Laredo WJ, 4.7 liter, 247 Quadra Trac II, fully loaded


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post #4 of 23 Old 04-06-2009, 11:32 PM
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why don't you slap a hybrid badge on there while you at it

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post #5 of 23 Old 04-06-2009, 11:45 PM
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Since we're all one happy GC family now:

Over 4 hours from Dallas to San Antonio:



5.7 Liter Hemi with 32" tires. I'll probably never see that kind of mileage again.
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post #6 of 23 Old 04-07-2009, 01:00 AM
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at highway speeds i get similar if not better .. but most of my driving is city driving, and my wallet goes ouch I'm lucky if I can get a week out of $30.

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post #7 of 23 Old 04-07-2009, 11:35 AM
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i got 21 average on the high way coming back from dwight IL to kankakee IL, that was with cruise on and no traffic, i never touched the brakes until i got back into town.

i also reset it once i was up to speed , not from a standstill. that would have lowered it.

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post #8 of 23 Old 04-07-2009, 12:20 PM
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I got a calculated 19.41 MPG on my first tank driving from Orlando to Clemson, SC. 322.8 miles, 16.628 gallons.

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post #9 of 23 Old 04-07-2009, 07:55 PM
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14mpg on average, give or take 1 or 2mpg...all highway
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post #10 of 23 Old 04-07-2009, 08:38 PM
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For about twp week last year I commuted to an office location that was 50 miles from home. I was driving at about 4:30-5:30 am and going home at about 7pm (so not much traffic). I stayed on roads that had 50 mph speed limits because of the lack of a good highway route.

I got 22.6 mpgs that tank!

I normally average about 18. which is great for driving around town as much as i do.

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post #11 of 23 Old 04-08-2009, 04:26 AM
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Mom's gotten about 21mpg (several times) on the highway with a 4.0 I6 and 245/70/16 tires (no lift).
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post #12 of 23 Old 04-08-2009, 08:29 AM
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The last several year's we've driven from Northeast Ohio to Daytona, Florida we have gotten about 21 mpg in the WJ(4.7L HO) and my parents just took my ZJ(5.2L) down this year and it got 19.5mpg I guess.

The Orvis has been neglected and needs help. Back on here after a long time. Time to research some help haha

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i can only get up to 16 if I try real hard, but i do lots of mountain driving, up and down and up and down... takes a lot of power to remain at speed
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post #14 of 23 Old 04-08-2009, 07:04 PM
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2001 4.0L. Gas mileage driving from western Nassau County out to the end of the Long Island Expressway doing about 65~70 with no stops. I took the picture at about exit 62.



best mileage the jeeps ever gotten to date.

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post #15 of 23 Old 04-08-2009, 07:31 PM
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i get better gas mileage on the highway in my 1998 5.9L than i do in my 04 4.7L..... go figure

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2004 WJ 4.7L 107k miles - her daily driver, 2" daystar BB with scorpion shocks.. not too bad! stuffed 265/65/17 General Grabber AT2'S
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