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Old 12-07-2009, 05:21 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I also want to know if dueling out your truck gives it better mpg. I think it does a lot of people say it doesn't but I think there wrong. I know doing this wouldn't make a big change just want to know

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Old 12-07-2009, 06:19 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Are you reading out posts? *I will read your next reply, and then leave this thread if it irrelevant.
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i said i was just asking if i cant ask a question ill just leave whats this forum for if i can ask about things that do with better mpg????
i didnt say it would make it get 34 mpg i just want to know this
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Old 12-07-2009, 10:20 PM   #14 (permalink)
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dueling out your truck?

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I also want to know if dueling out your truck gives it better mpg. I think it does a lot of people say it doesn't but I think there wrong. I know doing this wouldn't make a big change just want to know
Please explain "dueling out your truck". I've never heard the term until this thread.
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Old 12-07-2009, 10:45 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Please explain "dueling out your truck". I've never heard the term until this thread.
My only guess, is making it a dually.
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Old 12-08-2009, 07:53 AM   #16 (permalink)
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making it have two exhaust sorry i didnt explain more
So having a pipe coming from each header and having to pipes out that back or side.
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Old 12-08-2009, 08:15 PM   #17 (permalink)
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A dual exhaust system may or may not increase your fuel economy. It depends on the individual vehicle.
I'm willing to bet, however, that when it's first installed, your fuel economy will decrease because you'll be sticking your foot in it to hear the "more powerful" sound coming from the dual exhaust system.

That said, MadisonMPG's suggestion to remove the 6" lift and return to the stock tires will increase your fuel economy. "Adjusting the nut behind the wheel" can also make a significant difference.

Please post a fuel log for your Tundra. I would be interested in seeing the progress you make with your fuel economy. I'm sure a few other members would be interested, as well.
Mid 20's from a Tundra would be quite impressive.
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Check craigslist in your area:
hyundai accent 1.6L Manual 5-7 years old <100,000 miles <$2,000 35-45mpg.

Calculate how much you drive your truck in a year.
Calculate total gas cost per year = Miles per year * MPG * Gas cost (3dollars/gallon) = Dollars per year full time tundra
Now assume 75% of that in the Accent.
Calculate cost = 0.75*Miles per Year * 40mpg * gas cost = dollars per year accent
And 0.25*miles per year * Tundra mpg * gas cost = dollars per year tundra weekends
Add the previous two numbers Dollars per year both = dollars per year accent + dollars per year tundra weekends.
If you save anything like 500 dollars or more a year then get the accent it will pay for itself in less then 4 years.
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So it is Bone stock other than the K&N intake and the lift right?
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So it is Bone stock other than the K&N intake and the lift right?
It also has 35" tires, presumably a large lugged tire that creates a lot of drag.

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