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Old 10-21-2012, 04:49 PM
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Best Chip/Tuner For Gas Mileage?

Hey i have a 97 tj and i am have been looking around for a computer chip/tuner to optimize gas mileage. I was looking at the Bully dog triple dog but wanted to get some suggestions first. Thanks

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Programers will not provide much of anything on a gas burner. Save your money, I have been down that road with my f150, $400 for an edge programmer and the only difference I could tell was a much lighter wallet. It did nothing for gas mileage and I had to run premium in it.

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I dont think a Jeep was made for gas saving...CAI, Programmers and other mods for "gas saving" have been discussed numerous times. General Consensus is to not waste money on trying to save gas on a gas burner.
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Use the money to buy gas. Nothing will make the bread box get better fuel economy.
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Save your $$$, no reprogramming of the PCM is going to help improve mpg. The automotive manufacturers are all DESPERATE to improve their average fleet mpgs even a tiny amount to keep the EPA happy and if they could do so with just some minor reprogramming of the PCM without negatively affecting something else, they would have already done it.
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The key to improving fuel economy is how you drive (accelerate gradually) and how tuned/lubed things are. Clean air filters and regular oil changes (including oil filters) is the only way to improve fuel efficiency.
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I have a trailjammer EXT. It has a gas miser program.. So I tried it.. well, I get better mileage with the 87 oct performance tune.. prob is, with the gas mileage tune, it runs so wimpy that you constantly downshift to maintain highway speeds. maybe if you dont drive it as hard or as fast as I do, it might work, but it didnt for me.

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Hey i have a 97 tj and i am have been looking around for a computer chip/tuner to optimize gas mileage. I was looking at the Bully dog triple dog but wanted to get some suggestions first. Thanks
While on the topic of improving mileage anyone know anything about Hydrogen generators for auto use?
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While on the topic of improving mileage anyone know anything about Hydrogen generators for auto use?
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While on the topic of improving mileage anyone know anything about Hydrogen generators for auto use?
You need to install those next to the flux capacitor.
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You need to install those next to the flux capacitor.
Is that near the chronic hysteresis loop?
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You need to install those next to the flux capacitor.
Actually if it's too close to the flux capacitor you might get stuck in between time periods. I would suggest mounting it to the window like an old swamp coolers first put on cars.

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