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Old 12-07-2012, 09:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Up in Central Ontario

Hey there. My name is Dave. I am trying to dome best to maximize the fuel economy of my 2012 Ram Hemi.

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Old 12-07-2012, 11:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome Dave, is it an auto transmission or manual? what type of driving do you do, mostly city or mostly highway driving?
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Dave,
welcome.
1 adjust the nut behind the wheel
2. get a scangauge (see link in my sig)
3. air up tires to 40+
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:37 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Take a look at the 65+ hypermiling tips, it's amazing how much can be gained just by "adjusting the nut behind the wheel", the one that connects the steering wheel to the driver's seat.
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:30 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks GRU. its an auto 6spd. I drive 65 km to work.
Mostly highway, couple of small towns to go thru.

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