How can I improve the fuel mileage on my new 2013 Dodge truck with the 5.7 Hemi Engine

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Asked by LHC Nov 14, 2013 at 09:14 PM about the Dodge Ram Pickup 1500

Question type: Car Customization

I would like improve my fuel mileage on my new 2013 Dodge Ram 5.7 Hemi engine? Has
anybody installed the performance chips or anything else.

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judge_roy
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...well you might be mindful of needless accelerations....so the guy behind you gets a little testy...big deal...you don't have to impress anyone with your rapid acceleration...if not haulin' take the economy car instead~

James Kitlas
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The obvious is a ring & pinion / smaller rear end gear ratio but acceleration will suffer but top end & mpg will improve. Example like a 4:10 ratio changed to a 3:23, bigger dia. tires pumped up hard ,for less rolling resistance, smaller mm fuel injectors? a flush hard bed cover for better air flow, that bed catches too much air & drag, & look into finding & buying a "Hone-O-Drive" unit that mounts to the rear housing, people have been successful with these on RV's & Hummer's (if you can find one) it adds an overdrive gear up to your final drive.

Justin Kleven
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best way to get better fuel milage put a cold air intake on and a good cat back system it does help and gives you some more power

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Justin Kleven
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get a diablo trinity along with intake and exhaust it gives you better mileage I have one being hard on the gas i get 13.9 mpg

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