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Unread 04-10-2014, 02:06 PM   #61
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If you care about gas mileage you shouldn't be driving a jeep.
Thanks for the useless cliché.

If your Jeep is a daily driver, then it is to your benefit to drive it in a reasonably efficient manner.

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Unread 04-10-2014, 02:33 PM   #62
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I removed my rear seat and gained 1mpg
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Unread 04-10-2014, 04:17 PM   #63
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i have read were those spinning blades have come apart too. That can end in a "Houston, We've Got a Problem" moment. Worse than snake oil.
Looks like I'll be removing it this weekend. I'd rather not have that happen. Yuck!
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Unread 10-05-2014, 10:20 PM   #64
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Its a giant brick on wheels. Drive slowly, pretty much the only thing that will make a difference.
this is my first comment on the forum even though I'm on it everyday but this is gonna have to go in my bio. Im dying laughing even though i know its sadly true!!!
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Unread 06-16-2015, 04:29 PM   #65
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Hey guys

So what I'm trying to do is see what are some of the things you guys do to make your jeeps more fuel efficient.

Post away!
I bought a suzuki tu250x. It gets 80mpg.
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Unread 06-16-2015, 05:40 PM   #66
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Haha, you people are funny. Who in the right mind would trade for a Prius? There's no fun in that at all. Seriously though any REAL tips or advice?
Tune up everything, check tire pressure, get off as much extra weight as possible, wish upon shooting star. If wish does not come true first few help a lot.
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