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Gas mileage Boost?

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by brayan975, Aug 31, 2018.

  1. Aug 31, 2018 at 6:34 AM
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    brayan975

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    Hey everyone, you guys have probably talk about this before but I was looking online into getting any of these upgrades to boost mileage and save some money on gas.
    • Bed cover
    • air intake
    • Exhaust
    • Ignition and electronics
    • Tuners and programmers
    Are there any tips or suggestion you guys can give me on this topic?
    or any suggested Upgrade that will help?

    :fingerscrossed::help: EDIT: Im not complaining just wondering what I can do to improve it.
     
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  2. Aug 31, 2018 at 6:39 AM
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    Mr Badwrench

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    What kind of mileage would you like to get?
     
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  3. Aug 31, 2018 at 6:47 AM
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  4. Aug 31, 2018 at 6:53 AM
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    Im at 14 right now, Just asking which upgrades can boost more
     
  5. Aug 31, 2018 at 6:53 AM
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  6. Aug 31, 2018 at 11:08 AM
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    I have a lift and a hard bed cover. Avg 12 mpg mix
     
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  7. Aug 31, 2018 at 11:20 AM
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    Danimal86

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    just be happy with 14. maybe..........MAYBE......a tuner might help........maybe

     
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  8. Aug 31, 2018 at 11:44 AM
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    Dam RIP :pccoffee:
     
  9. Aug 31, 2018 at 12:01 PM
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  10. Aug 31, 2018 at 12:04 PM
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    Kromix

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    maybe buy a flat bed tow truck and tow it everywhere on the bed, infinite mileage... :rofl:
     
  11. Aug 31, 2018 at 12:07 PM
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    Best mod for the money is a prius.....o_O
     
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  12. Aug 31, 2018 at 12:07 PM
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    Not much you can do. Make sure the air filter is clean and keep your foot out of it. Also pump the tires up more than the door jam states.
     
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  13. Aug 31, 2018 at 12:44 PM
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    I went from 12.1 to 17.6 mpg
     
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  14. Aug 31, 2018 at 12:48 PM
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  15. Aug 31, 2018 at 12:50 PM
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    Rock star wheels, off road tires, LED interior lights, LED fog lights, and .50 cal antenna.
    Call who makes tires and ask that you should fill them too. Cooper suggested mine to be cold fill 45 psi. Helped a very little but did help.
     
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  16. Aug 31, 2018 at 1:39 PM
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    you sir are driving your S/C tundra incorrectly if you are getting almost 18mpg:burnrubber:
     
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  17. Aug 31, 2018 at 1:51 PM
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    Maybe........ MAYBE...... a tuner might help.......maybe most likely not
     
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  18. Aug 31, 2018 at 1:51 PM
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    Yep ... on the back of a tow truck in neutral
     
  19. Aug 31, 2018 at 2:02 PM
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    Lmao #PriusLife :fistbump:

    Which is a good tuner for my 2016 tundra?
     
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    Dap tune or bullydog.
     
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  21. Aug 31, 2018 at 2:14 PM
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    Get some low rolling resistance tires and air them up. They are kind of wimpy in the elements, but if you do mostly dry highway driving, they might be what you are looking for.

    If you do take this route, do not max the tires out... Yes, your mileage will be great (relatively), but the tires will not last.

    14 mpg doesn't sound terrible for a Tundra, honestly.
     
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  22. Aug 31, 2018 at 2:22 PM
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    I think I would get 20+ mpg if I went easy on on it!
     
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  23. Aug 31, 2018 at 2:35 PM
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    I've only had mine for a couple of months, but I seem to get my best mpg when I get up to my desired speed as quickly as I can without exceeding about 2100-2200 rpm at the shift points.

    For example. If I want to go 45 mph, I accelerate quickly to that speed and then feather the gas to maintain it.

    If I baby it during acceleration, it takes longer to get to my shift points causing it to rev higher for longer periods of time consuming more gas.

    Not much help for the congested stop and go but might help a little when there is less traffic.

    I went from about 15.4 mpg to about 16.8 mpg. Still not great when compared to a Prius but damn good for a truck with this kind of power and capability.
     
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  24. Aug 31, 2018 at 2:57 PM
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    Be happy with 14.
     
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  25. Aug 31, 2018 at 3:14 PM
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    Thank you guys for the tips and the jokes I’m new to owing a car like this so I’m just asking some questions
     
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  27. Aug 31, 2018 at 3:28 PM
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    Yea but can it tow the Tundra? That's the real question...
     
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    I'm getting 10mpg and i drive it like a grandma
     
  29. Aug 31, 2018 at 9:50 PM
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  30. Sep 1, 2018 at 5:32 AM
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    I talked with bully dog. you MAY get 2-3 MPG more. for almost 500.00 not worth it.
     
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