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Old December 8th, 2012, 10:37 PM   #21
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Pretty much sums it up, all JEEPS suck when it comes to mpg


For sure. My fuggin 92 yj on 35s gets 16 mpg.
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Old December 9th, 2012, 09:54 AM   #22
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My 99 4.0 5spd does better with a 6" bds kit and 33s doing the same mall crawlin as the rubi. It looks like I'm in for a love hate relationship. At least it looks really good. No it looks sassy with a touch of sophistication... no cocktail waitress, in a nice outfit... the nicest...
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Old December 9th, 2012, 11:06 AM   #23
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Pretty much sums it up, all JEEPS suck when it comes to mpg
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Over 30 mph it's all about aerodynamics, and Jeeps have none. Flat vertical windshields, square bodies, lifts, all manner of geegaws dragging int he air stream... Add big, wide, soft tires with lots of rolling resistance and weight, axle and gear ratios designed for mobility instead of efficiency, and an engine package keyed toward torque. Add to that massive body on frame construction built for strength.

Nope, not high fuel economy vehicles.
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Old December 12th, 2012, 07:33 PM   #24
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with the stock wheels and tires back on the mpg is now hovering at about 16 good enough for me. Now I've ordered 33x12.5rx16 nitto trail grappler mt s on fuel revolvers and am going to live with what ever it gets, and it should still look pretty tough. Thanks again all for the feedback. And If you see a gekko green rubi unlimited cruising anound A2 or Chelsea wave hi.
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Old December 12th, 2012, 08:10 PM   #25
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nitto/toyo are some of the most heavy tires! But also run the most true. So I would not expect much.
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