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TexasShooter 10-13-2009 08:17 PM

New guy here!!!
 
Ok folks i am a proud owner of a 1997 dodge 3/4 ton v10.. and 8mpg is killing me!!! So i have found a 2006 TJ unlimited that i am in the process of purchasing. Wondering if yall have any complaints,stories, pictures..etc. Also i will be looking to add a lift kit and after market tires.. so if any of you have pics of one with anything between a 2-5in lift and would like to share that would be great! :wavey:

JDsDream 10-13-2009 10:09 PM

Welcome to the forum Tex, I have the 06 Ulimited 4.0 I6 and love it. Only problems so far have been a battle with DW, (turned out to be my tires), leaking rear axle seals and I let a little corrosion kill my battery.
You will get better then 8mpg, but don't expect 20.

mrcarcrazy 10-14-2009 08:54 AM

look around in the pictures forum. tons of pics. will keep you busy for hours.

TexasShooter 10-14-2009 09:29 AM

Yeah im not expecting to get great gas milage but even if i can get around 15 or so it will be better

4point 10-14-2009 10:27 AM

You can do 15mpg if you keep the mods to a minimum. I get 15/18(city/hwy) running 33" tires and the factory 3.73 gears. The gearing is to high though and will drop mpg when its corrected.


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