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bluemarble

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Back in Feb. 2008 I was having poor gas milage. This is great now that I have change spark plugs again. I went to Bosch Iridium fusion and my MPG went up to 14.4 miles a gal. from 11.8 miles per gal.. had already put in a K&G air filter. things are looking better. right now..:usa:
 



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Also remember that they oxygenate the fuel in the winter, and that hurts gas mileage.
 






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No I didn`t know that. Thank You..
 






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More on GAS milage

I am now up to 15.2 MPG as of 6/22/2008. Just to keep you up dated.
 






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Also remember that they oxygenate the fuel in the winter, and that hurts gas mileage.

Yes indeed; your poor gas mileage in February was most likely due to winter blend gas.

Most have had rather poor results with Bosch spark plugs.
 






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Man my truck really "Sucks" Sucks gas that is. LOL...
I got 7.2 mpg since my last fill up.:mad:

I am thinking living in Hawaii might be part of my bad mpg. I do mostly city driving. Our blocks here are short. Very frequent stop and go. My longest hwy. travel is only about 3-4 miles.
 






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Man my truck really "Sucks" Sucks gas that is. LOL...
I got 7.2 mpg since my last fill up.:mad:

I am thinking living in Hawaii might be part of my bad mpg. I do mostly city driving. Our blocks here are short. Very frequent stop and go. My longest hwy. travel is only about 3-4 miles.

How come you don't own a scooter? Or say A BIKE???
 






bluemarble

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poor Gas milage

Mine was not that bad, but I had got down to 12 MPG. I change the air filter, ran some gas cleaner in the gas tank. K&N air filter, and bosch iridium fusion spark plugs made a big jump over the last 4 weeks. I`m up to 14.7 MPG in town. I have a ford explorer LTD 4.6L V8 AWD. Hope it will work for you too. plus 5W20 syntidict oil
 












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55 Mph

you will get more MPG at 55 mph than at 65 or 70 mph. it works we may not like it , but it works.:navajo:
 






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you will get more MPG at 55 mph than at 65 or 70 mph. it works we may not like it , but it works.:navajo:

bluemarble is right, on the California DMV website it says that for every 10mph over 55 you go, your using 15% more fuel.
 






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How come you don't own a scooter? Or say A BIKE???

I hear you and I did think about it but my wife doesn't feel safe about that idea. She says to much crazy drivers LOL...

I am trying something right now with Lucas fuel additive which I will be testing it for about 2 months to see the results. I will post my results later.
 






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