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I've been averaging 12.2 city driving EASY on my 2500 Ram. If I'm heavy on it, I drop to 9-10 mpg.

I filled up the other day, driving EASY and I'm averaging 14.1 mpg...WTF??? I only have 900+ miles on it, so I hardly think it's max'ed its break-in period.

I live in flatland Michigan and the only fuel this truck has known is premium. The ONLY difference is, I did go to a different gas station the other day; I would hardly think fuel would be a factor...but then again...(???)

Anyone have a clue???
 

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I wouldn't doubt that a better load of fuel could affect the milage. Are you using the overhead confuser or are you calculating it by hand?
 

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Both. I'm going back today to fill up and see if that 14.1 is correct. It'll be close just by eyeballing where the gas gauge is. Usually I'm down to just about 1/2 tank by Saturday; I have just about 3/4 tank on the same mileage. (I just drive back and forth to work with it...that's pretty much it).
 

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Gas brands can make a differance. The wifes 1500 can vary 2-3 mpg. Both our manuals say to use reg grade, I switch to the good stuff when pulling the fifth wheel, and even there I am not sure if it makes a diff.
 

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The 1st couple of fillups I got crappy gas mileage and then at around 800 miles on the odometer went up to around 16mpg.
 

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Hang on... so you're complaining about getting the better mileage?

Gas brands can make a difference... and while they say the levels can to, I'm not tottally conviced on that because on my 03 I only put in regular and got that kind of mileage around town not taking it easy...
 

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DamnYankee said:
I've been averaging 12.2 city driving EASY on my 2500 Ram. If I'm heavy on it, I drop to 9-10 mpg.

I filled up the other day, driving EASY and I'm averaging 14.1 mpg...WTF??? I only have 900+ miles on it, so I hardly think it's max'ed its break-in period.

I live in flatland Michigan and the only fuel this truck has known is premium. The ONLY difference is, I did go to a different gas station the other day; I would hardly think fuel would be a factor...but then again...(???)

Anyone have a clue???
That's cause Air Ram sneaked up your way and installed 4.56s while you were ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ :D
 

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DamnYankee said:
Anyone have a clue???
345 Cubic Inches of Romping, Stomping Hemi Magnum 5-speed Automatic
10.5" Trac-Lok rear end with 4.10 gears

:huh: :D

Sounds like your 2500 has two too many cylinders in addition to burning the wrong type of fuel. :D :cool:
Greg
 

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That's cause Air Ram sneaked up your way and installed 4.56s while you were ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ :D
THAT was hilarious!!!
 
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