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Old 12-20-2010, 02:23 AM
FX4 Mike FX4 Mike is offline
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Default Re: Change wheels and tires for better....

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but only to a certain point in speed you will get better MPG......Professor, Professor............PROFESSOR!...????????????
true but remember, new tires and wheels will be lighter and have a better rolling resistance. rolling resistance and weight will be bigger factors than a 1" change in diameter
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Old 12-20-2010, 09:56 AM
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Default Re: Change wheels and tires for better....

I was hoping the OP was going to tell us he changed his 265's for 225's thinking that would save on fuel consumption.
but, with his idea, he will save on fuel consumption! about 1/2 mile per gallon.
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