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Old 08-29-2010, 03:01 PM
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Default MPG question.

So, my last tank of gas I got about 300 miles, about average for my ranger.

317miles /20gallons = Almost 16mpg.

But I was thinking, my speedometer is about 4-5 mph slow, (ex - Going 64, shows 60) Meaning, the truck thinks I am going slower, and then traveling less distance? My miles would be a little behind too, correct?

Meaning...I have better MPG that it shows?
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Lol, Aaron: "I only text with trees, it makes it hard to text while driving though, I have to keep running the truck into trees to text!!" EPIC my friend. Lol

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Old 08-29-2010, 03:18 PM
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when i first read it i thought, na its just the speedo. now that i kinda think about it, it does seem likely that it could be off to. sorry for no help haha
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Old 08-29-2010, 03:19 PM
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when i first read it i thought, na its just the speedo. now that i kinda think about it, it does seem likely that it could be off to. sorry for no help haha
Yeah, and that would be fine with me, because...more MPG the better.
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Lol, Aaron: "I only text with trees, it makes it hard to text while driving though, I have to keep running the truck into trees to text!!" EPIC my friend. Lol
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Old 08-29-2010, 03:43 PM
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Yeah, and that would be fine with me, because...more MPG the better.
no doubt, i am doing as much as i can to get better mpg.
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Old 08-29-2010, 03:46 PM
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no doubt, i am doing as much as i can to get better mpg.
Yeah, its important stuff.

And less miles on the truck the better, haha.
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Old 08-29-2010, 05:22 PM
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Yeah, its important stuff.

And less miles on the truck the better, haha.
haha i know right, i got the truck with a little bit more miles than i wanted so i dont drive it crazy but it should last me a long time. i also want to drive it a little bit on the highway but i will get better mpg but the highway gets me more miles, but i still save money with going highway cus of mpg even though its more miles
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Old 08-29-2010, 05:27 PM
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Default Re: MPG question.

You have a gps to get the miles, might show how far off your speedometer is at the same time.
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Old 08-29-2010, 05:31 PM
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Good idea!
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Lol, Aaron: "I only text with trees, it makes it hard to text while driving though, I have to keep running the truck into trees to text!!" EPIC my friend. Lol
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Old 08-29-2010, 05:35 PM
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Had to stop using the stock speedo and installed the gps in the dash, heck of a difference between the two. The only problem is when you got crappy reception after turning it on and knocks the mileage off for the first five minutes of driving.
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Old 08-29-2010, 05:40 PM
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Yeah my GPS has a spedo.
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Old 08-30-2010, 05:06 PM
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HOW THE HELL DO YOU GET 300 MILES OUT OF YOUR GAS TANK? I can only get around 210 <.< this really pisses me off
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Old 09-01-2010, 10:07 PM
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yeah!!! i'm sittin' at just under half a tank at like 150-ish miles.....but after 33 in my vw golf anything seems kinda low...
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Old 09-01-2010, 10:33 PM
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Default Re: MPG question.

i get about 17mpg in town and 22 on the hiway and about 410 to 450 miles a tank but ive got a 24 gallon tank.
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Old 09-01-2010, 10:46 PM
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HOW THE HELL DO YOU GET 300 MILES OUT OF YOUR GAS TANK? I can only get around 210 <.< this really pisses me off
Idk....lol.
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