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I just put in a an AIRAID CAI and an exhuast, what else can I do to improve fuel economy? Other than a programmer, and ease off the pedal are there a any other suggestions?
 

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I got the superchips cortex and the tune that gave me the best mpg's was the 93 tune. However, I never tried the mileage tune. I would get the BullyDog if you are 05 and up (BD not available for the 04). If you are serious about mpg's, then find a cheap civic (or the equivalent) for everyday driving and use the Titan for towing/short trips/fun. As you already know, these trucks aren't known for their gas mileage.
 

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Put a brick between your gas pedal and the floor. You've got a truck that weighs nearly 3 tons. It needs lots of horse power to move it and it takes lots of gas to make horse power.
 

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I got the superchips cortex and the tune that gave me the best mpg's was the 93 tune. However, I never tried the mileage tune. I would get the BullyDog if you are 05 and up (BD not available for the 04). If you are serious about mpg's, then find a cheap civic (or the equivalent) for everyday driving and use the Titan for towing/short trips/fun. As you already know, these trucks aren't known for their gas mileage.
I use my Titan as a day to day driver buying a cheap civic is not an option.
 

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Do a search. Save your money on the spacer...
 

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Carbon Fiber..... Doors, hood, bed, fenders.

Take out all the seats and replace only driver seat with lightweigh racing seat.

replace heavy rear window glass with plexy

take off the massive tires and put some 13's on with the cheapest tire(usually the lightest)

Over-inflate your tires with nitrogen

remove your spare tire

take out speakers that you are using

take out extra items such as tools, tow hooks, tarp, everything in your glovebox and center console.

Did I miss anything guys?















j/k - The only really thing you can do is accept the fact that Nissan titan's are on the top 10 worst gas milage vehicles for a reason. - took me a while, so good luck.
 

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Carbon Fiber..... Doors, hood, bed, fenders.

Take out all the seats and replace only driver seat with lightweigh racing seat.

replace heavy rear window glass with plexy

take off the massive tires and put some 13's on with the cheapest tire(usually the lightest)

Over-inflate your tires with nitrogen

remove your spare tire

take out speakers that you are using

take out extra items such as tools, tow hooks, tarp, everything in your glovebox and center console.

Did I miss anything guys?















j/k - The only really thing you can do is accept the fact that Nissan titan's are on the top 10 worst gas milage vehicles for a reason. - took me a while, so good luck.

You covered most of it except putting the driver on a diet...lol.
 

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You covered most of it except putting the driver on a diet...lol.
Damn, knew I was forgetting something - and it was the MOST important part. :lol
 

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Thanks. That's what I expected.
 

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Carbon Fiber..... Doors, hood, bed, fenders.

Take out all the seats and replace only driver seat with lightweigh racing seat.

replace heavy rear window glass with plexy

take off the massive tires and put some 13's on with the cheapest tire(usually the lightest)

Over-inflate your tires with nitrogen

remove your spare tire

take out speakers that you are using

take out extra items such as tools, tow hooks, tarp, everything in your glovebox and center console.

Did I miss anything guys?















j/k - The only really thing you can do is accept the fact that Nissan titan's are on the top 10 worst gas milage vehicles for a reason. - took me a while, so good luck.
Disconnect the trailer.
 

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Geez, it's a pickup. They suck gas. If you don't like it, get a car.
 

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You covered most of it except putting the driver on a diet...lol.
Don't date fat chicks and certainly don't double date with fat chicks.
 

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Yeah these trucks should be rated by gpm's(gallons per mile).lol!
 
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Well, I would have thought it would have been suggested by now. Since no one has suggested it I will

Park the truck and ride a bus...
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Why all the haters? Can't seem to be happy that the guy picked a Titan as his choice to drive? Can't just tell him there's honestly not much to do about the crappy mileage these things get and let it go? Have to belittle the guy for asking a simple question as a new Titan owner? Way to represent, guys. :rolleyes:

Yeah, it's a truck. That's the reason I bought it. I tow, so mileage to me wasn't a high priority. Good thing, too. I'm down to about 10 mpg for my 8 mile daily commute in no traffic. Do we gripe that it's arguably the worst mileage of any half ton out there? Well, most of us don't. That's because we're resigned to the fact that this thing just sucks gas in the worst way, but being resigned to that fact doesn't mean we're happy about it, same as the OP. Only difference between him and most of us is that he hasn't been around the boards long enough to know there just isn't much to be done about it and we have been around. That's certainly not a reason to kick the guy.

Rant over.
 

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Wasn't trying to be an ***.... Really the best way is to "trim the fat" and start shedding weight in different places. Airbox mod and a programmer gave me about .75 increase. Just put a custom exhaust and haven't figured out if it helped yet (too much snow fun and a meaner sounding truck). I was considering a fiberglass hood and possibly bed mods, but who knows. Weight is the killer for this truck though. I made the mistake of bigger heavy tires.

Sorry if I offended you.
 
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