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Old 07-21-2011, 06:15 PM
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Re: 4.7 V8 (05 to 07) Fuel range after E

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Thats why TJXYWJ.






TJ x YWJ = WTF??
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Old 07-21-2011, 06:16 PM
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Re: 4.7 V8 (05 to 07) Fuel range after E

^^^^ Hooray for DGora, someone else has testicles! haha

I've done the same a bunch of times, I've even gotten so annoyed with it's pessemistic ways that I've run it empty, then spashed 10 litres in it that I'd been carried in the back to get me to the servo....

And guess what!?!?! SHOCK HORROR - my fuel pump is fine!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-21-2011, 06:18 PM
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Re: 4.7 V8 (05 to 07) Fuel range after E

LOL ... maybe its from all that planking?? lol
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Old 07-21-2011, 06:34 PM
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Re: 4.7 V8 (05 to 07) Fuel range after E

I'm an extreme Planker (wanker? ) and Low Fuel Level kinda guy!
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Old 07-21-2011, 06:57 PM
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Re: 4.7 V8 (05 to 07) Fuel range after E

hip hip hizza!!
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Re: 4.7 V8 (05 to 07) Fuel range after E

this reminds me of kramer on the test drive

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Old 07-21-2011, 07:00 PM
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hAHAHAHA So true!
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Re: 4.7 V8 (05 to 07) Fuel range after E

And that buddy is your right...if you want to push it, push it. It's just not for me. Running out of gas because you think you can get to that next exit 50 miles away is just not worth it to me. I'd much rather fill up at an 1/8th. I'm not going to hike to the next station on the turnpike and leave my wife locked in the Jeep. No way.

I do, however, completely agree with you in that it's ridiculous that there is such inaccuracy in the gauge. Next they will set all the Jeep clocks 5 minutes early so you're not late getting where you're going too.

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When on a long trip it's annoying to have to pull in for fuel at 300klm (when the light comes on and says 0 to empty), when you can get fully 400klm before you actually NEED to fill up.
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Old 07-22-2011, 11:46 AM
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Re: 4.7 V8 (05 to 07) Fuel range after E

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And that buddy is your right...if you want to push it, push it. It's just not for me. Running out of gas because you think you can get to that next exit 50 miles away is just not worth it to me. I'd much rather fill up at an 1/8th. I'm not going to hike to the next station on the turnpike and leave my wife locked in the Jeep. No way.

I do, however, completely agree with you in that it's ridiculous that there is such inaccuracy in the gauge. Next they will set all the Jeep clocks 5 minutes early so you're not late getting where you're going too.
#1 - i now understand what Marlin meant when he wrote "TJXJWJ"

#2 - where the hell are you driving often enough to worry about exits being 50 miles apart?? haha
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#1 - i now understand what Marlin meant when he wrote "TJXJWJ"

#2 - where the hell are you driving often enough to worry about exits being 50 miles apart?? haha

Oh just about all of I-80 in PA when I go from Ohio to NJ or eastern PA to visit family...
Lots of stretches between here and AZ. I've actually done that drive twice now.

Is it really that far-gone to not want to go below 1/8th tank of gas when you're in the middle of nowhere? I'm not down for any Hills Have Eyes shit. I want to know without a doubt that I'm getting to the next stop.

Plus I'm picky about what I put in the tank. It only gets Shell and Sunoco 99% of the time.
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Re: 4.7 V8 (05 to 07) Fuel range after E

lol i hear ya about the hills have eyes shit... plus, who the hell wants to deal with a jeep that just ran out of gas, just turns into the worlds largest paper weight.

with that said... my gas light just went on... lets see how long i can go. I will post a pic once i refuel.

Marlin... i challenge you to a duel.
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Old 07-22-2011, 09:54 PM
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Well I'm averaging 8mpg lately, very short (2 mile or so) trips on cold start, towing shit.
So I think you win already.
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