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  1. 4.7 mpg help

    4.7L V8 Specific Topics
    So I bought the V8 4x4 but I'm realizing that I wish I had bought a Prius. On highway I'm lucky to get 8mpg. It's a typical well maintained Colorado truck with about 155k miles. I was wondering what tips, fixes, anything that can help with mpg and maybe even power. Being a teen, I am open to...
  2. 2000 Dakota 3.9l 9-11 MPG... What?

    Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    I know, there are millions of threads about the MPG of a 3.9l Dakota being not that great. But why am I seeing such low numbers? I get maybe 220 miles to a tank of gas, on a 22 gallon tank. I've done a tune-up, tires are brand new and aired up, changed the plugs, cleaned the filter, all the...
  3. Mystery: new transmission + low RPM + low mileage?

    Driveline
    Hi everybody-- I've seen great expert advice on this forum and am hoping someone has an idea about how to troubleshoot the following mystery. I've done a fair amount of web research, unfort. w/o finding a solution. My mechanic replaced the transmission in my 1993 Dodge Dakota V8 (5.2 engine)...
  4. Hello out there!

    New Member Introductions
    I joined this forum to be able to gain/share information on and/or relating to anything having to do with MOPAR, old and new. But mostly new.....er. I recently parked my old 94 S-10 for the Dakota that I have now. I absolutely love not having to shift gears anymore! I don't so much love the MPG...
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