5.9L 12V PerformanceDiscussion of 12 Valve 5.9 Liter Dodge Cummins Diesels with P7100 Injection Pumps Related to Performance and Longevity
New owner of 97 Dodge 5spd 2wd. Any suggestions to get the best mpg's possible. 1st, I will remove the heavy utility box for a standard box again. Gears are unknown at this time. I think 4.10s. Needs tires so I was thinking some nice ... JOIN NOW TO REMOVE TRACER
New owner of 97 Dodge 5spd 2wd. Any suggestions to get the best mpg's possible. 1st, I will remove the heavy utility box for a standard box again. Gears are unknown at this time. I think 4.10s. Needs tires so I was thinking some nice tall pizza cutters might help. This thing was my finall paycheck from a previous employer. Funds will be a little tight for awhile, but I would really like to make a nice daily driver out of it.
AIR AIR AIR! Get that stock box outta there, go down to your local autozone, pick up a $20 aftermarket air cleaner, 3 & 4 inch compatible I think it is, and stick it in the end of you stock air cleaner hose. Wam Bam awesome turbo whistle and 3 MPG. Next is exhaust..
It's ready for a service anyway so this will be a good time for the new air filter. How mush more fuel can I add before my economy goes to hell? I have been looking at the #11 power kit from TST products. My theory is to increase power, lower engine RPM's by being able to drive in a higher gear at lower speeds. A rear end gear swap will most likely be in my future.
For the most part this will be just a commuter. Occasionally the boat will get drug along. I have grown up enough now that I don't need to blow smoke but running over the occasional rice burner is just plain fun.
Had the truck up on the hoist today. 3.54 gears. I thnk that I will leave them in for now and see how I end up using the truck. Wanted to do some of the free mods on pump but ended up chasing electrical problems instead. The truck has been sitting for 3 years after the shop mechanic said that the injector pump was bad. It really pissed him off when I opened the hood, flipped the fuel shut off up and drove it home.
My aneroid experience is on a JD 6030 tractor that had a p pump. I understand the basics of how it works but have a lot to learn. I am trying to find info here but there is just so much to sort through.
Thanks for the link. VERY GOOD STUFF!!!!
Last edited by Deeres&Dodges; 05-27-2012 at 12:42 AM.
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