You might as well just buy the hemi 5.7 I'm only getting an average of 12
mpg with that. I have a K&N cold air kit and a Gibson extreme dual exhaust
on it. Mine is the 04 ram 1500 quadcab. I burn Irving regular gas up here in
Two things, first the charger weighs less and has less drage going
down road so it should do better even with bigger motor and second,
when Dodge had V10 in that ruck is still had a axle disconnect in it.
No Dodge or Jeep 4x4 made 2003 and later has a front axle disconnect
in it which can cost you about a 10 percent MPG hit ( and it can be
more in cold weather with lube is thick in front axle) because you are
always dragging the front diff and drive shaft even in 2wd. BTW, pnly
Dodge and Jeep trucks/4x4's to do this and why their 4x4's typically
average less than like GM's and Ford's. Give todays fuel
pressures/prices it speaks very poorly of Dodge to not properly
disconnect front axle just to save a few bucks building them while
costing consumers up to a few thousands dollars of extra fuel costs
over the service life of vehicle. (not to mention the extra fuel it
Get your head out of your ass and learn to read.
Idiot! I did not say a thing about the truthfullness of your post nor did I
I sorta alluded to the fact that we had all read your mind numbing mantra
before. If that upset's you, too friggin' bad.
I think you need to Roy the Troll. (get head out of arse) If you
average around 15 MPG, over 100,000 miles, a one MPG loss due to
dragiing front axle will use around 500 extra gallons of fuel and at
today prices ($3/gal) that is about 1500 dollars extra to keep axle
engaged to diff and driveshaft all the time. Losses are some time
higher and this amout could double. I do under stand your trouble with
concept though as you cannot likely could past your fingers....
Actually I can, you cannot, I stated what effects MPG because it is a
MPG thread and why that vehicle may not do as well as you think it
should and someone else compared it to a car and started this. You
just have to throw a troll baby fit when it exceeds your mental
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