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Old 07-03-2016, 04:57 PM   #101 (permalink)
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Great minds think alike. Here is a post with a LOT of axle codes that might help you in your search. Also you might try a site such as searchtempest.com that makes multi-locational craigslist searches easier. Good luck!

p.s. In the future I would go to the IDI section of those forums first rather than the truck year. Possibly confirmation bias but, from my experience the IDI guys overall seem to have a much more in depth knowledge of their rigs.

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Old 08-30-2016, 05:36 PM   #102 (permalink)
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I wonder if, 5 years later, Christ, rmay635703, or elhigh are still on these forums?...
I know elhigh is, since he and I just had an exchange in another thread. And I think rmay is... Christ I cannot recall seeing fr a while.
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Old 03-12-2017, 08:29 AM   #103 (permalink)
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Old 06-22-2017, 04:26 PM   #104 (permalink)
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Disclaimer: almost all highway,mostly flat, no load (except a passenger) - so by my own standards, this is sort of cheating, as all of the past numbers (including my previous record of 28.5) included jobs with loads.

Average over about 120 miles:

30.28mpg


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30 MPG is incredible for that machine.....I need to really delve into this thread. Is your belly pan made from corrugated plastic sheet?

( BTW- if this hasn't been covered already, an M5R2 would bolt to that motor ( I couldn't tell if it was a 5.0 or a 351 but would either way). It has something like a .7:1 OD and a REALLY steep first gear ( like 3.5:1))
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Old 06-22-2017, 08:43 PM   #105 (permalink)
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It's a diesel.

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