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Old 02-23-2010, 02:01 AM
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Re: Is this 4.7L MPG really something I have to get use to???

Today I was at 8.7MPG, mine seems to keep dropping.

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Old 02-23-2010, 02:16 AM
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Re: Is this 4.7L MPG really something I have to get use to???

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I gues I will quit whining about getting 23 mpg on my 8 mile drive to work with my 08 GC diesel.And 27 mpg cruising at 75 mph.
That would be so nice.. I've seen one diesel here in CA. I tried to hear it but I couldn't.
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Old 02-23-2010, 07:41 AM
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Re: Is this 4.7L MPG really something I have to get use to???

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the 8th plug is under the dash and covered by two hoses and two dipsticks. it has nothing to do with extensions, i had the right tools and that one was still a PITA. there is only one way to get it out and it takes alot to find it lol
I couldn't agree more. What a PITA it was. I'm only 5'8" and I had both knees up over the radiator just to reach it. I spent more time going back and forward for different extensions than actually doing the job.

That said having the right extensions etc does make a big difference. But all in all I saved over 100 by doing it myself
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:49 AM
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Ohh, I figured $600 divided by $3/gal = 200 gallons/month. 200 gallons x 10 mpg = 2,000 miles per month.
How it is for me.

600 divided by 2.87= 209 gallons a month roughly. 209 gallons X 6 mpg = 1254 miles per month. That's what I do usually. 1000-1500 per month.
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:57 AM
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Re: Is this 4.7L MPG really something I have to get use to???

Damn, 6mpg... that's shitty.

So,

$600 - gas
$550 - parking
$750 - payment
$100 - insurance

= $2,000/month

= $24,000/year

x 4 year loan

= ~ $100,000 for your Jeep over 4 years.

Talk about shitty, LOL.
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:59 AM
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I'm not paying the bill. So....... LOL



Only thing I foot the bill for is mods. And it's why I dont have too many at the moment. LOL
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Old 02-23-2010, 09:01 AM
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I'm not paying the bill. So....... LOL
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lol @ joe and matt with the calculations
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Old 02-23-2010, 10:09 AM
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lol @ joe and matt with the calculations
I'm a mathlete not an athlete!

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Old 02-23-2010, 10:14 AM
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That's what finance people do, calculate shit. Lol
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6mpg FTW joe. I need a pic-message of that for proof LOL.
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Re: Is this 4.7L MPG really something I have to get use to???

I don't understand the constant bragging about low MPG. Do you really feel that good that you are spending more money getting from point A to point B? Or that most of you achieve said gas mileage by driving like a pissed-off high schooler or by neglecting your vehicles?

Sorry, just seems extremely childish to me.
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