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Old 08-23-2010, 10:43 PM
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I have a 2007 silverado 1500 extended cab with the 6.0L vortec max and on the highway i get 14mpg. I would like to know how a heavier truck gets better milage lol?
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Old 08-23-2010, 10:52 PM
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Nice wheels.................It really drinks a lot of fuel, those duramax Isuzu engines are reliable strong and more good, the only down about them is the MPG but like someone mention, maybe in the future you could swap a Cummings engine and get double that MPG.
you plan on giving advice on swapping in a motor you cant even spell right?
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Old 08-23-2010, 10:56 PM
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I have a 2007 silverado 1500 extended cab with the 6.0L vortec max and on the highway i get 14mpg. I would like to know how a heavier truck gets better milage lol?
I was blown away when I actually determined I got 17mpg. I was going to be exstatic if I got 14mpg, but I definately didn't expect 17. My computer on the truck said I was getting 17.4 average on that tank. At first I didn't really believe it, but when I actually did the calculations it came out to 17.38 mpg.

I filled the tank when I left the dealership. I traveled 107 miles exactly by the time I pulled into the gas station near my house. I put in 6.155 gallons, which when you do the math comes out to 17.3842404549147 mpg. So my computer was right on.

I'll see what I get tomorrow when I have a little more mixed driving, probably 60% highway and 40% city.
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Old 08-23-2010, 10:57 PM
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you plan on giving advice on swapping in a motor you cant even spell right?
hahaha i just pissed my self laughing....i love it and think its hilarious that people even with them in their trucks think cummins is spelled with a g..haha
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Old 08-23-2010, 11:24 PM
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awesome truck, congrats!! Now throw a Fisher on there!!
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Old 08-23-2010, 11:52 PM
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Wow man congrats! I had to drive about an hour to get my 03 6liter also. I get no where near 17 though I get usually 10 loaded or unloaded. I want a truck similar to yours with the duramax next year
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Old 08-24-2010, 12:00 AM
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Old 08-24-2010, 12:12 AM
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you plan on giving advice on swapping in a motor you cant even spell right?
I am really sorry you don't like my English, Why would I give him advice to do an engine swap on a truck he just got? Let him enjoy his new ride and when he wishes to do the swap I'll give him any advice.
I don't need to know perfect English to do some engine swap, I have done so many that giving advice on how to is a simple matter to me.

Besides, my translator gave me that option...................
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Old 08-24-2010, 12:19 AM
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Nice truck, congrats on the new ride.
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nice truck tobad shes not a diesel
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