Author Topic: Gnarly4X's 22RE Rebuild  (Read 190712 times)

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Re: Gnarly4X's 22RE Rebuild
« Reply #300 on: Aug 29, 2016, 09:31:52 AM »
My extra weight, wind resistance and tire keep me from breaking into 20 mpg I think.

I think guys are doing a little better mpg with the 261C.

I am VERY curious how this cam and engine performs, and I will put it on the dyno at my local speed shop, and I will record my gas mileage.  We have wind here quite often and I drive from about 1,000 elevation to my home at about 1400 feet elevation, and I can feel the drag on the slow up hill climb for about 5 miles. If I'm bucking a headwind, I had to shift into 4th gear!  :shake_head:  ... which you have pointed out several times... bugs the crap out of me.

As I remember this truck is 3250 with a full tank of fuel and me sitting in it.... I'm 195 lbs.

Gnarls.
« Last Edit: Aug 29, 2016, 11:32:13 AM by Gnarly4X »
1986 XtraCab SR5 22RE 5speed W56B, ~26,000 MI after break-in, DIM (Did It Myself) rebuilt engine - .020" over, engnbldr RV head, OS valves, 261C cam, DT Header. https://imgur.com/oACTHTR

 
 
 
 
 

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