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Unread 08-02-2013, 05:47 PM   #136
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Yes if you have that funny pedal like mine that lays flat? My 93 had a normal pedal. Just buy a fihing weight and you will be good.

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Unread 08-02-2013, 06:02 PM   #137
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Of course I get wood when I see a 1970 Chevell LS6, Now THAT is raw power.
I've always had a soft spot for the Chevelle, it just looks like it means business.

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Well in that case that makes me excited. And I'm going to a 5 speed manual instead of the 4 speed... 20mpg average?

And I also just read your other thread, guess I will have to take careful consideration in routing my throttle cable...
A lot of the guys who have done the 5.2 swap on here are saying they're getting way better mileage with theirs. I made a group for us, go ahead and join. All the guys that can give you info are in it. They're all saying somewhere in the 20s when they stay out of it.

My 4 banger got me 9-11 mpg both highway and city, my 5.2 will get me about the same. Everything has changed except how far my foot goes into the floor, and how quickly I'll get places.
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Unread 08-02-2013, 06:03 PM   #138
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Unread 08-02-2013, 06:33 PM   #139
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i went from 12-14mpg in the 4.0 to 17-19mpg in my 5.2.

now i have not driven the rig yet with 37"s and 4.88's but i doubt very much i am still above the original 12-14mpg anymore.
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Unread 08-02-2013, 09:36 PM   #140
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Yes if you have that funny pedal like mine that lays flat? My 93 had a normal pedal. Just buy a fihing weight and you will be good.
Yup, flat pedal, just the way I like it. Pics of your setup?
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Unread 08-02-2013, 10:04 PM   #141
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I drive like an old man, and I don't understand why I get the mileage I do (14 mpg).
Maybe they live in really flat areas? It's pretty hilly where I live.
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Unread 08-02-2013, 11:06 PM   #142
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I drive like an old man, and I don't understand why I get the mileage I do (14 mpg).
Maybe they live in really flat areas? It's pretty hilly where I live.
It is nothing but hill after hill here. The ZJ gets 14mpg stock, hoping to bump that up. I'll take 18, which is what I was getting with the 2.5L.
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Unread 08-02-2013, 11:45 PM   #143
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I got consistent mileage no matter where I drove.
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Unread 08-03-2013, 08:54 AM   #144
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I got consistent mileage no matter where I drove.
Which means either you got consistent mileage no matter where you drove, or you drove it softer in the hills and harder on the flats
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[QUOTE=mudsweatNgearz;21162729]Leave em off and weld an I beam on. Bumperetts just scream homo.[/QUOTE]
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the [B][I]RIGHT[/I][/B] of the people to keep and bear Arms, [B][I]SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED[/I][/B]."
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Unread 08-03-2013, 11:03 AM   #145
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A little off topic but do any of you think it's possible to put a 6 cyl cummins in? Or is a 4bt or Mercedes about all u can do diesel wise?
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Unread 08-03-2013, 11:10 AM   #146
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The 6bt is a bit large and heavy. I doubt you could even physically fit it in the engine bay.

Not to mention the amount of torque would be hell on your frame. Add a little fuel to the 6bts and you can hit 1000 ft/lbs pretty easy.
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Unread 08-03-2013, 11:10 AM   #147
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A little off topic but do any of you think it's possible to put a 6 cyl cummins in? Or is a 4bt or Mercedes about all u can do diesel wise?
Anything is possible, but a 4bt or Mercedes diesel would be more feasible.
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Unread 08-03-2013, 11:17 AM   #148
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Seen it in a JK I could always wish and want right?
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Unread 08-03-2013, 12:48 PM   #149
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Which means either you got consistent mileage no matter where you drove, or you drove it softer in the hills and harder on the flats
One of those two.
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Unread 08-03-2013, 08:34 PM   #150
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So does anyone wanna make donations to help the cause?
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[QUOTE=mudsweatNgearz;21162729]Leave em off and weld an I beam on. Bumperetts just scream homo.[/QUOTE]
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the [B][I]RIGHT[/I][/B] of the people to keep and bear Arms, [B][I]SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED[/I][/B]."
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