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common blazer vortec w/ 4L60E. any fuel efficiency ideas

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Old 06-12-2011, 09:16 PM
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I have the common vortec V6. Any good gas savers specific to this engine or vehicle?

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Welcome! Have a look around this section. There are a number of threads discussing ways to improve your mileage or even just restore what might be lost due to old, worn components.
 
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easy on the gas, easy on the brake, and your mpg's surely will be great!
 
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Try a "cold air intake" form ebay, the ones without the heat sheild. Technically it's a warm air intake. warm air has less 02, therefore less fuel required for stoichiometric ratio

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Here is what I did: I changed the fuel filter, spark plugs and wires, updated to a K&N air filter and ran some Marvel mystery oil through the engine and tank (which I do once and a while) and I am getting exactly 15-20 mpg consistantly now. When I bought it at 96K I was only getting like 12-16mpg. Also, I only use shell gas.
 
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I avarage 18-20 mpg with a cold air intake and a flowmaster 40 series muffler. little more free flowing.
 
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