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Old 12-24-2004, 09:38 PM   #1
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Does KR have any effect on MPG? I may be seeing a few degrees of KR, as I have a 3.4" pulley on very few mods. The DP is next, for a bit of KR reducing. Just wondering what the thoughts are from the experts.
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Well your engine isn't putting out as much power per revolution, so it'* less effiecient. Anything that robs power with the same fuel consumption per cycle will take away from MPG.
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Since you only really get KR when driving hard, I don't think you have to worry about milage in this case.
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You should have a 180 t-stat and 1 heat range colder plugs. NGK TR55 gapped at .55 should do the trick.
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I agree with Sol. KR is only going to happen when you put your foot down, and when that happens with or without KR your mileage is in the single digits.
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I agree with Sol. KR is only going to happen when you put your foot down, and when that happens with or without KR your mileage is in the single digits.
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