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post #46 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 04:14 PM Thread Starter
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well when it is his car he can do with it what he wants. im saving up to buy it from him

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post #47 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 04:16 PM
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i really did need help but all i got was *** holes being dicks. nobody gave me suggestions. with the error corrected of half a tank in 60 miles.
If you think EVERYONE is an ******* but you're not....

Maybe it's time to consider it might just be the opposite?

I'll give you the benefit of the doubt here. In which case my response to you is to follow the good advice I and some others gave already on how to improve mpg. Maybe consider the error in your post and the things mentioned and suddenly the responses you got aren't so crazy or unreasonable. Have to look at things a bit more objectively perhaps.

In any case, if it's your Jeep, step up tell him you won't be selling it. OR as said, work a few extra hours to cover the gas increase vs another more fuel efficient car.

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post #48 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 04:17 PM
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i really did need help but all i got was *** holes being dicks. nobody gave me suggestions. with the error corrected of half a tank in 60 miles.
Suggestion number 1: start a new thread with the PROPER info and you will be surprised that people will actually attempt to help you.

Suggestion number 2: SEARCH, there are plenty of threads on bad gas milage and ways to try to improve it.

Suggestion number 3: Do a complete tune up, caps, wires, plugs etc...maybe change fuel filter, air filter etc. Are your tires inflated to proper psi? Do you mash the gas a lot (not saying you do just something to think about). Try running some injector/gas stabilizer like seafoam through the jeep. Theres stuff I am missing but this is a start.

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post #49 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 04:18 PM
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well when it is his car he can do with it what he wants. im saving up to buy it from him
So, it's not YOUR jeep then?

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post #50 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 04:21 PM
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What actual fuel mileage do you get???

Compute the actual mileage. Set the mileage to ZERO, fill the tank. Drive it and divide the mileage travled by the amount of fuel that it takes to refill it. That will give us a better idea if you actualy have an issue or we need to help you solve an issue.

Explain your driving style.

Is it an auto or manual?

When was the last tune up

How fast do you drive on a 65 MPH highway?

What octane fule do you run? 87 I hope!

BC

WHAT PART of my post didnt try to help you???????
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post #51 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 04:26 PM Thread Starter
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as you can tell that my second response was not serious with the dancing carrots and pickles. it is a manual 99 sport tj. the last tune up was about a month ago. i drive the around the speed limit everywhere i go so i dont roll, i use 87 fule. BC jeep, the last joking message was not at you
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post #52 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 04:29 PM Thread Starter
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So, it's not YOUR jeep then?
the jeep is my dad but i drive it. he lets me drive it and i pay for the gas and the insurance when i have the money for it. im saving up to but it from him but it is his jeep
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post #53 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 04:30 PM
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have you calculated your actual mileage?

When your gauge indicates half, it is not really half.

Its a 19 gallon tank and most of the time the light comes on at 4.5 ish gallons left. At what RPM are you shifting? Are you throwing and codes?

Figure 16-17mpg avg for a stock manual TJ is about average.
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post #54 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 04:47 PM
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the jeep is my dad but i drive it. he lets me drive it and i pay for the gas and the insurance when i have the money for it. im saving up to but it from him but it is his jeep
Don't take this wrong, okay?

The part I noticed in this post was "when I have the money for it."

This is just a stab in the dark, but is it possible your Dad is frustrated with you not having the money for it on a regular basis? And figures if he's got to pay for it anyway, then he ought to at least save some money by having you drive a more economical vehicle?
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post #55 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 04:54 PM
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I'd say 190 miles on half a tank is great, i don't get that on a full tank. let us know i want a winch.

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post #56 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 04:56 PM
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^ Holy SCHIT!

I've not spoken to another person from Eagle River in ages. !!!!

Went to Homestead Elem. and Chugiak is my highschool! Been there long in that area?
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post #57 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 05:01 PM
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i really did need help but all i got was *** holes being dicks. nobody gave me suggestions. with the error corrected of half a tank in 60 miles.
You gave the wrong information and got replies you didn't like. WAAAAAAA
Prolly just another butthurt Alabama fan since Auburn won the BCS.
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post #58 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 05:03 PM
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The OP is right here *****

I have no idea why i said 190 miles in half a tank. i live in hoover alabama and it 63 miles away from Tuscaloosa and it takes me half a tank to get here.

I made this thread to get some help, not to find out who on this are *** holes and i found them.

Since i have such good gas milage i will tell yall my secret of how to get good gas milage
1) My girlfriend/ wife or boyfriend for NYTtrailrider does not weight 250 lbs to add more weight
2) I don't guzzle cum
3) I'm not full of **** like yall
4) Japanese, taiwanese, chinese, suck on these
5.) get a real jeep like a wrangler and not those gay *** XJ

idk what am i saying. yall wont understand, its a TJ thing!!!!!!! Roll Tide

Thanks for all the worthless messages i got when i got on here from yalls hate mail so suck a nut but keep it up.
From one BAMA fan to another (graduated from UA in 07): If you're going to get on here and be a d!ck to everyone even though you're the one that started the thread by giving bad information, please leave anything related to Tuscaloosa or BAMA (the Roll Tide comment) out of posts. you're embarrassing the rest of us. maybe you should have gone to Auburn instead...
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post #59 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 05:06 PM
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^ Holy SCHIT!

I've not spoken to another person from Eagle River in ages. !!!!

Went to Homestead Elem. and Chugiak is my highschool! Been there long in that area?
All my life. Went to Eagle River Elementary then Birchwood ABC, Gruening Jr High, then Graduated Chugiak High in '91. No "old lady" jokes, please.
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post #60 of 94 Old 02-02-2011, 05:18 PM
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How do dumb questions like this get so many replies? Some people....(sigh)
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