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Lightning Gas mileage

What kind of gas mileage you guys getting on your trucks.Just bought a 93 and it only gets 10 city.Have not clocked highway yet.Does this seems right 2 you guys.?My stang gets twice this gas mileage...


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seems to be pretty inconsistant truck to truck. i can get 14 city 20 highway in mine on a regular basis but most trucks usually get about 12/16. i think it depends on how you drive

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Yeah, its not good. I get anywhere from 10-14 depending on how i drive in the city. I haven't gotten anywhere close to 20 on the highway. my stangs also got MUCH better mileage than my lightning.

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Yup Price you gotta pay to drive a Hot Rod truck.Mine seems to get a real slight power surge when cruising in high gear i notice it the most.I had the same problem with mustangs but mustangs have a much more noticeable power loss.Anyone know what im taking about or how to fix it.I figure its gotta be something with the computer??

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I got about 15-16 pulling an open car trailer with my 92 GT through the mountains of Pennsylvania.......Very pleased with mine......Especially compared to my 1996 F-250 that gets 10......

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I got about 15-16 pulling an open car trailer with my 92 GT through the mountains of Pennsylvania.......Very pleased with mine......Especially compared to my 1996 F-250 that gets 10......
You pull an open car trailer with a '92 GT j/k, I knew what you meant, i just had to be a smartass, lol. Thats pretty good mileage for towing in a lightning!

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I bough mine for towing as well.Think i seen your car before .Were you at the NMRA Maple Grove??

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I get around 11 city and 14 highway, but I love my kenne-bell

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I'm gonna have to say mine averages between 11 - 12 mpg, combined city and highway use. I'm pretty easy on her too, so that's probably as good as it's gonna get.

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351W + 4.10 gears= bad gas mileage


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351W + 4.10 gears= bad gas mileage
don't forget to add 4500lb brick + barn door aerodynamics

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