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hows your gas mileage/prices

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Nonesuch, Oct 20, 2001.

  1. Nonesuch

    Nonesuch 1/2 ton status

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    after i started driving the K5 on a daily basis for work I figured up city mileage at 9-10. Damn that sux!

    Lucky for me gas is at 1.01 here in austin!
     
  2. WheelinK5

    WheelinK5 Registered Member

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    I think I have about the same mileage. I run a 3.73 axle with the sm465 so no overdrive and a 3.73. Gas here in Denver is 1.35-1.65 gallon.

    I can't wait to get fuel Injection and overdrive.

    Anyone getting better than 10-11 MPG??

    Mark

    1985 K5
    Built 330HP crate 350, SM465, NP208, 10 bolts, Ranchos and 31X10.5 on Rallys!
     
  3. BowtieBlazer

    BowtieBlazer 1/2 ton status

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    I get a consistant 12.5 in the city with the sm465 and 308 gearing out of a 350 then again i have no compressor or emmissions hooked up....headers, freeflowing exhaust, edelbrock intake, 31's a/t's

    What? You think the hole is too deep? Lemme see...
    1985 GMC C-10 Shortbed
    1984 Chevy K-5 Blazer
     
  4. Nonesuch

    Nonesuch 1/2 ton status

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    i have a th350 and 2.73's with 32's. i know my carb could use a rebuild/tune but other that that everyting else is new. my wife told me to go FI so im looking for a system right now. I have a line on a TPI corvette engine and and 700r4 for a grand but im not sure if it will meet my low end pwer needs.
     
  5. TXsizeK5

    TXsizeK5 1/2 ton status

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    No idea for mpg, but im getting 4.56 and that should help in the city alot... and i have an sm465.. gas just dropped to 1.02 and even below 1 sometimes.. i saw one place for 99 cents

    6in 87' K5 w/ 35" BFG muds.
    305/Sm465/ NP208
    Kn filter and 4.56
    "Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don't"
     
  6. 90K5

    90K5 1/2 ton status

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    I paid $1.09 last night, figured out my milegae to be 14 mpg...thats with 350TBI/700R4/4.11s and 33's...I know the odometer is off a little though, so its really probably 13

    90K5
     
  7. WheelinK5

    WheelinK5 Registered Member

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    You guys are killing me with your gas prices! 99 cents?? I haven't seen gas under 1.10 in many many years.

    Mark

    1985 K5
    Built 330HP crate 350, SM465, NP208, 10 bolts, Ranchos and 31X10.5 on Rallys!
     
  8. chevyboy24598

    chevyboy24598 1/2 ton status

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    I'm getting about 5 runs in the mud to about 6 gallons of 110. 110 has stayed the same at $3.99.

    Rust=Good
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    <a target="_blank" href=http://www.mudboggingfun.homestead.com> my site </a>
     
  9. pr1aw

    pr1aw 1/2 ton status

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    13MPG, UPHILL, DOWNHILL, WITH AND AGAINST THE WIND. 3.73, 4L60, 350, 31'S. GAS IS 1.41 IN SAN DIEGO.
     
  10. twenty_below0

    twenty_below0 1/2 ton status

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    Dont feel bad, I get about 7 mpg. if I drive nice and gas is 194.9 here Haines, Alaska. Drive it daily atleast 50 miles a day! Running 33's...... 3:73's and turbo 350 no overdrive......pushing 340-50 HP, carbureted
     
  11. POWERMAD

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    I have ben driving mine to work and I just crunched the numbers again.. 7MPG 33's 3:73's and a SM465.
    Gas is a $1.64.
    I go through a 30 gallon tank driving in driving 4 days.
    Damn that's 7.5 gallons @ $12.30 a day.


    <font color=green> Too bad ignorance isn't painful </font color=green>
     
  12. 1bad82k5

    1bad82k5 1/2 ton status

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    I also run 3.73's, sm465, and 33"'s. I get about 12 on the highway, and 10 or 11 in town, if i behave myself. I usually run 91 octane, so it runs about $1.70something in Missoula.
    eric

    Don't get me started, you know how i get.
    82k5, 14bff, d44, sm465, np205, 300hp350, rust
     
  13. Tybee

    Tybee 1/2 ton status

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    I get about 20 mpg and just filled the tank yesterday for $1.23 per gal of diesel.

    1984 GMC Jimmy 379 diesel, 700R4, 3.73s, 31x10.50 x 15
     
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    I just drove to Sacramento from socal and got 12gpm with700r4 /4.11gr/35"tires

    88k5 silverado w4"lift <font color=orange>d44 and corp14ff</font color=orange> with 4.11
     
  15. Espen88k5

    Espen88k5 1/2 ton status

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    Well. aint I the patriot here. I get probably 16mpg and diesel is almost 1 US$ a liter. Thats almost 4$ a gallon.

    And we are one of the biggest oil producing nations as well. Damn it sucks to live in a socialist country. We outvoted the socialists for the libralists(sp) but I doubt they wll get the fuel prizes down,[​IMG]

    <font color=red><a target="_blank" href=http://www.espen88k5.alloffroad.com>http://www.espen88k5.alloffroad.com</a></font color=red>
     
  16. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    33s, 3.73, '87 350 TBI and 700R4 with non-emissions chip and I'm getting 11 in town. 1.29 a gallon.

    Bubba Ray Boudreaux,
    "It wastes drinking time."<a target="_blank" href=http://community.webshots.com/user/mdntrdr1>http://community.webshots.com/user/mdntrdr1</a>
     
  17. 84_Chevy_K10

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    35s, 4.10, 305, 700R4, about 11 no matter what.

    Tim
    '84 Chevy K10, lifted, loud, fast, and 3/4 ton axles
     
  18. Thunder

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    Just completed some mods on my TBI to make it flow better and put a integrator on my MAP sensor to change my fuel parameters for better economy.
    My Blazer is a daily driver with a 45 mile commute to work.
    I went a little over 1100 miles on 54 gals of gas. Thats a 20 MPG average[​IMG]. My driving included City, Highway, Offroad, and towing a small trailer with my dirt bike in it.
    Gas is 1.60 a gal around here.[​IMG]

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    <font color=blue>NEVADA: Where the pavement ends, and the West begins.</font color=blue>
     

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