whats under the hood of your personal truck?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by lawnwizards, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. lawnwizards

    lawnwizards LawnSite Silver Member
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    with the way gas has rocketed in recent years, just wanted to see what everyone was driving for personal reasons and whats under the hood. oh yea, MPG would be nice too. anyone trying to cut back personal driving or driving hybrid vehicles? thanks.
    randy.


    mine is a 2004 dodge ram 1500 slt with a 5.7 hemi. i get 13.2 MPG. :laugh:
     
  2. Hometown

    Hometown LawnSite Member
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    Mine is a 2002 Ford F-250 Superduty with a 7.3L powerstroke Diesel. I wish it would get better mileage, right now the best I get is 13.5 to 14 mpg. My next one will most likely be a Chevy with a Duramax/Allison trans setup. My Father In law has one and he gets usually 19.4 on the highway.
     
  3. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
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    Mine is a 2002 f 250 , 5.4 gas . Getting about 11 . 01 f250 5.4 gets about 10 , 2004 e 250 gas 5.4 gets about 9 2008 ranger with a 2.3 gets about 27
     
  4. Nick's Lawn Care

    Nick's Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thats what i have 2001 F-250 5.4 4x4 5 speed manual.... Im getting around 10-13 also...
     
  5. hillbilly_lawnboy

    hillbilly_lawnboy LawnSite Member
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    400 small block bored .30 balanced and blueprinted. Comp xtreme 4x4 cam. This baby is built to pull. and i get about 11.5 mpg.
     
  6. Big Red Ferris

    Big Red Ferris LawnSite Member
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    6.0 powerstroke 18-20 mpg idk it had its share of issues uses no oil tho and i has good power
     
  7. Rangerpro1253

    Rangerpro1253 LawnSite Member
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    2001 Chevy 2500HD with 6.0L V8, (gas) getting around 14-15 MPG, have aftermarket intake and exhaust to help make it breathe better.
     
  8. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
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    What kind of issues?
     
  9. PWN

    PWN LawnSite Member
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    '98 Dodge 3500 5.9 Cummins, 5 speed.
     
  10. CLARK LAWN

    CLARK LAWN LawnSite Silver Member
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    i have a 7.3 PSD around town ilage isnt to god but on the highway im pushing 20 mpg
     

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