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Old 07-28-2020, 12:39 PM   #114 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by funkhoss View Post

I doubt I'd double my MPG with such a conversion, though. I might go from low-mid 40's MPG to MPG in the 50's (with perhaps some tanks breaking 60), but I doubt I'd do too much better than that. At the end of the day, this car is still 18 feet long and nearly 7 feet wide, and still weighs over 4500 lbs...

-Funkhoss
Someone who achieves 40 - 50 MPG with a 5.7 V8 can go much much further with a small diesel. The gain might be the biggest while towing loads.
But, as you said, it's just an idea.
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