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Old 07-08-2013, 10:28 PM   #91
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MPG fluctuate by what music you are listening to, so its best just to leave it off
LOL listen to slow jamz..... BWAHAHAHAHA. That will help.

But serioiusly, there are two simple words that can drastically improve your mileage... Trade ......... in everything else is BS
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Save your money on those Cold air intakes, waste of money.
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Agreed - Jeeps are not for MPG's folks. These new Jeeps are all flash and plush anyway - I'll take my 71 CJ 304 over this plastic
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Old 01-06-2015, 03:42 AM   #95
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I know that the cost offsets the advantages for most part but I started running 100% gas with no ethanol and gained almost 2 mpg. I wonder sometimes what gas is standard for publishing gas mileage.
I noticed the same thing. Non-ethanol gas gives better gas mileage for sure. I think they are just ripping us off more. I remember reading Henry Ford used ethanol gas back in the 20's. Hmmm wonder why they stopped using it? Been there done that and moved to something that lasted.
I just dont see how all these new cars with such light material and thin metal and we still only get 15-19 mpg's. Heck we had better built cars in the 80's (thicker metal) and still got that? Where is all this progress?
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Don't run your radio, what a joke man.
You forgot to add light meals too than, also prune juice to cleanse yourself before driving.
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$16 to top up the JK here, I guess I shouldn't worry too much about mpg.

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Old 01-08-2015, 11:32 PM   #98
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OK guys it is a honest question .. if you like burning dollars..buy a suburban I would like to tune my 1988 wrangler to get better mpgs I barely get 10 mpg in town 40 miles daily drive stop and go up to 50 mph I run 235/70/15 tires any ideas ie:. better plugs,mach fuel pump vs elect,,what gear change for road etc. thanks
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Best way to treat MPG in your JK is like a red headed step child.....ignore it
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I've heard that using 100% acetone with your gas can improve mpg, I haven't tried it myself, but has anybody done it?
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Old 08-26-2015, 01:14 AM   #101
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Im pretty sure my Jeep is a gasoholic. Looking into rehab for it as we speak. For years it has been stealing money from me to support its gasoholic habits.
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Im pretty sure my Jeep is a gasoholic. Looking into rehab for it as we speak. For years it has been stealing money from me to support its gasoholic habits.
Don't waste your time!! Plus gas is almost free now!!
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Love my Mopar cold air intake and Borla muffler. Improved performance, sound and MPG.
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I've heard that using 100% acetone with your gas can improve mpg, I haven't tried it myself, but has anybody done it?
Sure, runs great.. Try it.

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Old 08-26-2015, 12:51 PM   #105
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Just purchased my first jeep wrangler. Always wanted one. I love my JK but I'm concern about my mpg. Currently getting about 14 - 15. My last car was a huge ford f150 pick up with a v8 engine and I was getting the same mpg. Is it going to improve once I break it in?

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I have a 2014 JKU and I get up to 21.8 on the highway on long trips. DD is a mix of city/highway and I get 19+ on average. 54K+ miles on the odometer.
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My wife had concerns about the poor mileage of our Jeep. I told her I would try to improve it.

I've added a Warn winch, front and rear bumpers, 2.5" lift and 35's and heavier duty rock sliders. So far it hasn't worked.

Maybe a set of off road lights might help?
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As was stated, it makes perfect sense financially. Unless you can prove my math faulty then I have an extra $2400 in my pocket every year to spend on the Jeep. Which doesn't just sit in the garage. The car is strictly a commuter. Back and forth to work. Trust me i'm not missing any fun memories mindlessly driving 55mph on a straight paved road. The fun memories are on the weekends out on the trail. Or at the lake. Or at the whatever it is I go to do to have fun...not work.
That's why I (like Ben Stone) get off of the freeway, drop the soft top when weather allows, and spend an extra 15 minutes taking the curvy back roads home from work. I love having my JKU as my DD whether on or off the road.
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Old 08-26-2015, 06:42 PM   #108
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Agree, for best mileage, slow down and enjoy the ride home.

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