Outside of replacing the vehicle, there is not really much you can do. Keep it tuned up, and regular oil changes. These things are notorious for drinking gas. Even new ones. If it has a Quad-Jet Carb-Replace it with an Carter\AFB - Change Camshaft(check with your camshaft dealer 4 correct applacation)---Put in a Lower rear Gear(for the Highway) A GOOD Distributor with a HOT Coil.etc. ANSWER You can install an overdrive transmission. A 700R4 is a very common transmission swap. Your engine will drop 1000 RPMs at speeds above 40. And it has a lower 1st gear, so you use a lower throttle opening when excelerating from a stop. If the truck is a 4X4, you can also swap the transfer case to a NP208C, which is a lot lighter.
17mpg - 22mpg, depending on how the vehicle is being maintained. (Air filter, fuel filter, spark plugs & wires, accleration) all the usual things.
Cars get better gas mileage but have very little storage space. A truck is better for hauling things around, but not great on mileage. I think the ideal situation for a two vehicle household is to own both a car and a truck.
For all kinds of things. Better gas mileage, better tire life, so your car goes straight, so your wheel bearings last longer.
Gas mileage in any car depends on many things. Some are: How hard you accelerate. How well maintained the car is. Long or short journeys (short give worse mileage). How heavily loaded the car is. Whether you have a roof rack (without gives better mileage).
Lower emissions of CO and other greenhouse gasesHybrids provide a better mileage.
The Gas Mileage Bible is an entire book of different methods for improving gas mileage.
not an easy answer... but spend some time on www.hondasuv.com forums and ull see all the pros, cons, opinions, and the things we do in and to our crv's ;)
Depends on model year, condition, mileage, and options. All things you did not list.Depends on model year, condition, mileage, and options. All things you did not list.
Well there is not a good way to make a huge difference in your MPG but there are a few things you can do to make it a little better. You can buy an air intake system and have it installed (such as a K&N ). You can improve your mileage just by not letting your gas tank get less than half empty. For some reason or another you get better mileage by keeping it more than half full. You can also increase the quality of your gas by pumping it at the slowest rate possible. Also you get better mileage from places like Shell than you do at WalMart.
You can try a fuel catalyst. If you google, "how to improve gas mileage" you'll find a bunch of suggestions. I'm trying a product called Fuel Infusion (http://www.fuelinfusion.com) right now and seeing between 10-15% better mileage. There's lots of things to try, but this might be a good product to test.
A few things can effect gas mileage over sized tires, tire pressure, spark plugs taht need to be replaced, over due engine oil change. Then again it may be the size of engine in it, typically 4 cylinder get better mileage than 6 cylinder motor.It coold also have to with the speed you are driving. A few things can effect gas mileage over sized tires, tire pressure, spark plugs that need to be replaced, over due engine oil change. Then again it may be the size of engine in it, typically 4 cylinder get better mileage than 6 cylinder motor.It could also have to do with the speed you are driving.
There are many things that can cause a 2000 Blazer to have hesitation problems. Some causes could be bad plugs and wires, fuel filter, or the EGR valve.
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You can try a few things. Make sure your tires are at about 34 PSI. If you turn off your AC, or run your climate control on "EC", that can help a little.
Two things - repairs cost less on manuals because all you're really dealing with is a clutch instead of a whole transmission and manuals typically get better gas mileage than an automatic because you are in full control of the gear you're in.Most definitely! They are better all the way around. Esp. when it comes to repairs. Learning to drive a stick just takes practice.This all depends on the driver. Yes, a manual transmission does cost less to replace. A manual transmission has the availibility of better gas mileage depending on the drivers decision to run a higher gear whenever possible. Higher gear = better gass mileage, less acceleration....less fun .
It is not intrinsically better. For some things it may be, for others it won't.It is not intrinsically better. For some things it may be, for others it won't.It is not intrinsically better. For some things it may be, for others it won't.It is not intrinsically better. For some things it may be, for others it won't.
It means that things will actually get better in life.
It has certainly made things better and always will
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Many things, like getting new tires, getting premium gas. basically the same for any vehicle.Premium gas will not get better gas mileage for your jeep. In fact, most cars state not to put in premium gas. All you are doing with a higher octaine is filling the pocket of the gas company. Check the back of your jeep to see how much you have in it. A heavy load of items or tools can cut MPG.The second answer is correct. Premium fuel will not increase mileage and is a total waste of money. Make sure your tires are inflated to the recommended PSI. Drive for mileage, as in slow starts and driving the speed limit. Jeeps are geared in such a way as to not get good mileage. If you wanted a vehicle that got great mileage you should have never bought a Jeep. You will never get great mileage with this vehicle so either live with it or sell it.
Yes you can put a 350 in a blazer, I am about to start this very project on my 85 model. You will need a few things to do it. Don't know if this site will let me do this but here goes nothing if you email me at madjay73 at aol.com I will give you some help with getting together a list of things you will need.
check vaccuum lines on cruise control and other things that use vac
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