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A little weight in the bed helps

The rear end of pick-up trucks is light so there is not much down force over the drive wheels. I have gotten some of the best mileage with weight in the truck on the highway. This does not work in stop and go traffic but on the highway it helps out. A few hundred pounds is sufficient. There are people who will argue that extra weight kills mileage but they are unfamiliar with the concept of proper weight distribution.

posted by Highwaylizard on September 7, 2010

this tip works for 20% of voting Fuelly members.

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