Axle gear ratio will play a factor in the fuel mileage too. The Chevy L98 350 was a 5. You are then decelerating 1. The regular cab has two doors and seats three adult passengers. Or maybe if I get some more cash I'll sell the Amigo and get a better vehicle that gets worse mileage. It will probably have a buzzing sound in the radio.
Ended up buying a used one that had some problems but the temp gage worked in it. I have done it on a 1983 half ton 4x4 with a manual over drive four speed. It is very hard to find unique items like the insturment cluster. A std short bed carbureted it matters 350 half ton with gearing such that you Turn about 2200 or less rpm in a late 705 to early eights stock truck will be about 16 mpg on the highway at 65 mph. Is it really possible to get more then 16 mpg on a regular basis, if well maintained, or is that just a dream? A m1009 or a civvy version of the same thing would probably be close to your current amount of money in that amigo and might be able to pull 20mpg to boot.
³Maintenance visits must occur within two years or 24,000 miles of vehicle delivery, whichever comes first. The 1989 Chevy 350 engine was part of a family of small-block V8 engines that was produced from 1955 to 2002. This is primarily a mix between running to costco for bulk purchasing, hauling persons and luggage 330 miles at a time with no trailer, at speeds between 65 and 80 mph. However, the diesel engine, which is a 6. It had a bore and stroke of 4-by-3. The tab is normally at the drivers side of the engine, on the front, by the side or slightly behind the power steering pump.
Which is the additional weight above the weight of the truck that the truck can handle on its on 2 axles. These engines often exibit improved fuel consumption under the same loads. Compare to Spec's and slightly rotate distribute, clock wise or counter clock wise until Timing Spec reading is obtained. Restart the truck and shine the light on the timing tab. However, because even the best processes can break down, we encourage you to check the recall status of any vehicle at recalls.
The Chevrolet 1500 with an extended cab has two doors and seats up to six adult passengers. They were designed at the time to give best mpg at 65 by putting the torque peak not at cruising speed but at cruise in 2 nd gear for autos or 3 gear for 4 speed. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. Don't slow down, accelerate, or turn going across texas and good mileage from old big trucks is possible. Larger tires, more drag and lots of weight in an old v8 truck is not a recipe for mileage.
The idler arm in the steering is also a weak point, but not a big deal. If you have black plastic dust cover over the terminal block, remove the dust cover, that brown wire may be hidden behind it. The th350 and th400 autos suck gas because of no torque converter lock up. Some companies even produce remanufactured engine blocks that follow the same specifications of the original 1989 350 variant. Weight truck with the crap in it or estimate.
Lock up is good for about 3 to 5 mpg. It has a height of 70. Look on your drivers door panel. This leads to 15 mpg. A 1st gen dodge would probably be in the 3-4k range if you can find one.
Ours averages 14 mpg with the use we give it. I had a 1985 Chevy half ton with the original 350 in it. It was an internal combustion engine made with eight cylinders. I don't remember what gears it had. They are at every truckstop and often at the local dump. Restart motor and check timing again to Specs. I went thru a couple of cheap Autozone ones in a year.
Do it in both directions both in and out of gear. A carbureted engine run rich of peak. Gasoline engines are pretty inefficient, 25-30% of the energy does work, the rest is lost as heat and noise. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557211778738 ; listingsSearchManager. Do not attempt to measure or check timing with the computer engaged.