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Unread 04-08-2009, 08:34 PM   #16
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I did all in town driving when stock, got 13mpg. Now it's more highway after lifting it, still ~13mpg (probably 14mpg because the speedo is off)

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Unread 04-08-2009, 08:50 PM   #17
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how is that possible. even forgetting the engine the 545RFE beind the 4.7 has WONDERFUL overdrive ratios, so i don't get how your niner gets better highway mpg.
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Unread 04-08-2009, 10:31 PM   #18
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I get up to 18-19 with easy freeway driving. I get about 13-14 city driving. Not bad for 32s and 3.55 with a 4.0. Too bad my jeeps slow as hell
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Unread 04-08-2009, 10:45 PM   #19
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Best ever was about 23.3 for a 100 mile highway drive. That was when i was stock of course. But the surpsrising part was that i averaged about 75mph. So the mileage could have been better if i didn't go so fast.

Now with the lift, tires, and no front bumper, I get 17-18 on the freeway.
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Unread 04-09-2009, 12:50 AM   #20
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10.3 Mpg :d
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Unread 04-09-2009, 09:32 AM   #21
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how is that possible. even forgetting the engine the 545RFE beind the 4.7 has WONDERFUL overdrive ratios, so i don't get how your niner gets better highway mpg.
i have no clue but ill get pics...
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Unread 04-09-2009, 11:13 AM   #22
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But on a serious note, I get 14 City 20 HWY.
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Unread 04-12-2009, 12:42 PM   #23
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My '97 ZJ with the 5.2 gets driven mostly around town and the best I can get out of it is 8.5 MPG. With E3 spark plugs, I did get 19.2 on a road trip "once", but that's why it's been parked for the last three months. I've been driving the 'mini van', what a savings in gas.
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