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Old 05-30-2014, 01:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
JRMichler
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Location: Phillips, WI
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Nameless - '06 GMC Canyon
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I regularly run my truck down to 20 MPH (650 RPM) in fifth gear, and even accelerate from that speed. No engine problems so far, but I only have 86,000 miles on it.

Although I have to replace the kill switch again this weekend. The shaking of the shift lever destroys the kill switch.
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The vacuum gauge plus wheel covers helped increase summer 2015 mileage to 38.5 MPG, while summer 2016 mileage was 38.6 MPG without the wheel covers. Drove 33,021 miles 2016-2018 at 35.00 MPG.
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