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lifts tires and gas milage?

so i just got my 4in superlift ready to install this sat. and have 33in tires....i was wondering what kind of gas milage you guys are getting with your lifts and tires. is it alot worse or not so bad?
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get your speedo and odo calibrated and you should be getting 15-16
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ya id say 16ish... seems thats what iv gotten since day 1 almost no matter what.. cept winter time
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get a Bama XCalibrator 2 and you should get anywere from 15-17.....except in the winter and you should get 14-16.....
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yea latley i have been gettinig like 12 miles to the gallon and i havent been going over 3000 so im lost like wtf?
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let me spell it out since there is 100 of these threads in the last few days....

W-I-N-T-E-R G-A-S is D-I-F-F-E-R-E-N-T and you will get W-O-R-S-E milage with it.....
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What exactly is the difference with winter gas?
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i think the put a additive in it so it dont freeze or something like that
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What exactly is the difference with winter gas?
they add alcohol/ethonal
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it is formulated different.....so there wont be as much moisture gather in the tank....
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But do they do that everywhere or only in Cold weather climates?
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they do it darn near everywere because of the low amount of refinerys.....gas is distributed throught the U.S.
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I used to get 18-20 with no lift and stock tires now with a 3inch body and 33"super swampers I get 13-14.
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yea latley i have been gettinig like 12 miles to the gallon and i havent been going over 3000 so im lost like wtf?

it i go that slow i get horrible gas mileage too. rev that thing up, just drive like normal and mpg would be better.
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