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Re: \'86 Dana 44
Gas mileage...Jeep? [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img] I don't keep track, plus it pretty much only sees 'city' driving for the 10 mile drive to work and it's got 32x11.5 BFG MT's on it and a somewhat tired 4.2 under the hood saddled with that marvel of modern engineering, the Carter BBD carb. Not exactly a recipe for fuel efficiency [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/wink.gif[/img] Plus its' got the aerodynamics of a brick and enough air leaks and rust holes to bring the outdoors inside. I think Easter weekend will be spent removing rust and adding diamond plating so that this puppy survives until I restore it with a new tub next year. Funny thing is the front clip almost looks showroom fresh...
My '83 with a halfway decent 4.2, Weber 32/36, Blackjack headers, Jacobs ignition, Duraspark cap & rotor, the same running gear and gear ratio with 31" AT's was good for about 17 mpg on a good run.