MPG Questions - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board -- Hot Rod Forum

Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Hotrodding Basics
User Name
lost password?   |   register now

LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 12-07-2005, 09:04 PM
LivenInTheFastLane's Avatar
Roasten Imports Old School way
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: South East of the US
Age: 29
Posts: 37
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
MPG Questions

If I go with a smaller size chamber muffler should/will I get better performance and mpg? And my cat. converter stuffing is puffing out the tail pipe and smells?
1/2 ton chevy, 4x4, 350/700r, tbi, 3.55:1
what is some of the aftermarket things I could get to increase mpg?
Do you get better MPG in the Winter or Summer?


Last edited by LivenInTheFastLane; 12-07-2005 at 09:31 PM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 12-07-2005, 10:38 PM
Siggy_Freud's Avatar Moderator
Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Portland, Oregon
Age: 32
Posts: 2,373
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 1
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
First off I'd get a new cat. That is bound to be hurting your MPG. Id guess that you get better MPG in the summer as the air is less dense due to higher temperatures, thus you are needing less gas to create a 14.7 AFR (or whatever its set at) mix.
Bringing history and technology together.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Hotrodding Basics posts with photos

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Please select your insurance company (Optional)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ANSWERS TO COMMON QUESTIONS -- PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING Jon Hotrodders Site Suggestions and Help 0 07-07-2005 03:58 PM
Interior -- Common Questions Jon Interior 0 02-12-2004 04:38 PM
400 sbc getting 5-7 mpg eightyfourmc Engine 6 09-30-2003 11:44 AM
Questions, questions, questions? slider in wa Transmission - Rearend 2 09-27-2003 02:01 PM
Help with MPG BillyBob1950 Engine 1 11-27-2002 09:40 PM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:43 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.