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Have you done this to increase MPG?

Long story short I am at a local tire store getting a tire patched, and strike up a conversation with the manager. He asked me how long its been since I've had the air in my tires flushed, and was surprised when I said never.

He explained that air gets dirty over time and the debris in the air causes a large reduction in MPG. For $100 (they normally charge $150) they flushed the air in all of my tires and filled it back up with air pumped through their filter which eliminates 99.99% of debris.

Anyways, got my tires patched and new air in my tires for $150, not a bad deal if you ask me. I will post MPG results next week to see how much they increase by.
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It's official

April 1st is here

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Now if you want something that actually works, just add lifts to the back of the truck, that way you are always going downhill, saves loads of gas cause you can coast almost every where you go.

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You can also free up some MPG by changing out your muffler bearings. They tend to get dirty and lose their ability to rotate completely frictionless, which hurts your exhaust flow.
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You can also free up some MPG by changing out your muffler bearings. They tend to get dirty and lose their ability to rotate completely frictionless, which hurts your exhaust flow.
Here is a link for some replacements if you guys need them
Muffler Bearing - $33.95
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I read that and was just thinking.. maybe he's just stupid if he fell for that? haha.
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Good thing Ron showed up to remind me it was April 1st. I was about to ban somebody for being a dummy lol!
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I was reading that like

I didn't make the april fools connection at first lol
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Haha, I mean if someone can get someone to pay for that then they deserve the money.

But today we learned that not only does Ron know everything about trucks, but he also knows how to spot an april fools joke a mile away.
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I was reading that like

I didn't make the april fools connection at first lol
That's exactly how I read it til I saw Ron's reply lol
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Would have been more believeable if you had said $50.
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Would have been more believeable if you had said $50.
Or if you had said "Hey, did you hear about the new Government mandated air quality program...................."

Now that I would believe, as pitiful as that sounds, lol
The C-averages may run the world but no one that smart has ever been elected to office.

260 million vehicles in the US
40 million in Canada

300 million x 4 tires = 1.2 BILLION tires
Average 5 cubic feet of air per tire

That's 6 BILLION Cubic Feet of polluted air, "Think of the children, this air MUST be filtered and changed..................YEARLY!!!
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Late laugh. I couldn't believe anybody would fall for that. And for $100 if anyone fell for that, it would have been a lucrative april 1st prank.
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