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First road trip w/4.30 geared auto

Old 03-30-2008, 04:06 PM
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Default First road trip w/4.30 geared auto

What is up brotherens?
Just finished a trip from Bon Air, VA to Duck, N.C. Averaged 20.7 mpg door to door. I guess that's not bad.

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Old 03-30-2008, 04:12 PM
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I would be be happy too with 20.7 mpg !!...What did you have for gears before ?
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Old 03-30-2008, 04:12 PM
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not to bad with 4.30's in.. I do alot of travel with the V6 so im leaving the gears stock but I wana get 4.10's for the gt
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Old 03-30-2008, 04:16 PM
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I would be be happy too with 20.7 mpg !!...What did you have for gears before ?
The stock 3.31's.
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Old 03-30-2008, 04:58 PM
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That's pretty good considering. I have to keep my stock gear though. Gas is killing me at $60 a week.
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Old 03-30-2008, 05:01 PM
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That's not bad at all for an auto w/ 4.30s! Damn!
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Old 03-30-2008, 05:02 PM
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How fast were you going most of the time? Also where were your RPMS?
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Old 03-30-2008, 05:10 PM
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How fast were you going most of the time? Also where were your RPMS?
Leaving Richmond on 64 east to 664 anywhere from 65 to 80mph. Then once in N.C. 45 to 60mph. RPM's at 80mph 3,100 (indicated).
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Old 03-30-2008, 05:12 PM
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That's horrible to me... I mean, I know it's because you have the 4.30s and it's not like you're gonna get much better... I just can't stand not being able to get 23-25+ on strict highway driving..
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Old 03-30-2008, 05:16 PM
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that makes me consider the 4.10's
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