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Pickup Fuel-saving tips 1 & 2

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 1 & 2

Posted by Bruce Smith on Dec 01, 2013

Don't ...add weight. It might seem like common sense, but if saving fuel is a top priority, go light. Even though ...

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 3 & 4

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 3 & 4

Posted by Bruce Smith on Dec 01, 2013

Don't ...add a lift kit. Not only does the taller, heavier tires affect mileage, the body now sits higher, which creates ...

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 5 & 6

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 5 & 6

Posted by Bruce Smith on Dec 01, 2013

Don't ...add taller/wider tires. Bigger tires add weight and increase aero drag. Do ...drive with a light right foot. Hard acceleration kills fuel ...

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 7 & 8

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 7 & 8

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Pickup Fuel-saving tips 9 & 10

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 9 & 10

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Don't ...drive over 65mph. MPG falls exponentially as vehicle speed increases above 65mph. Do ...run synthetic lubricants in engine and differentials. Synthetics reduce ...

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