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Unread 10-10-2013, 05:29 PM   #1
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I have a 2013 jk unlimited (lousy gas mileage, 17.8 hwy) I've seen these performance chips for @ 70 bucks, to increase performance in HP, and gas mileage by 4 mpg.......(fact or fiction?) suggestions welecome

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Unread 10-10-2013, 05:35 PM   #2
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Dont waste your money.
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Unread 10-10-2013, 07:27 PM   #3
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I have a 2013 jk unlimited (lousy gas mileage, 17.8 hwy) I've seen these performance chips for @ 70 bucks, to increase performance in HP, and gas mileage by 4 mpg.......(fact or fiction?) suggestions welecome
Fiction.
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Unread 10-10-2013, 08:52 PM   #4
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I got about 2-3 MPG increase from superchips... More like 2 but can probably get up to 3 out of it... That's also using 91 octane though so it sort of evens back down cost wise...
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Unread 10-10-2013, 09:29 PM   #5
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The trick to better gas mileage for the JK’s is to keep the speed down to 60-65 mph on the freeway. Anything above and it just gets sucked right out of the tank like a kid with a flexi straw and chocolate milk.
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Unread 10-11-2013, 04:22 PM   #6
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I have a 2013 jk unlimited (lousy gas mileage, 17.8 hwy) I've seen these performance chips for @ 70 bucks, to increase performance in HP, and gas mileage by 4 mpg.......(fact or fiction?) suggestions welecome
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Unread 10-11-2013, 09:34 PM   #7
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I drive mine 120 miles everyday and i get 20.7mpg according to the dash. and i keep it at about 70mph
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