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Old 07-02-2011, 07:45 PM   #71
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Re: Miss Euphegenia: 1999 AmTran RE

Originally Posted by yankeflyer

Tourqing the shackel bolts was hard. Broke some tools but it was worth the effort to be able to cruse 75 and mpg went from 6 to 9.9.
This axle raised my top speed to 75mph from 60 mph, increased fuel mileage from 6.5 mpg to 10 mpg and lowered maximum cruise rpm to 2300 rpm from 2900 rpm
That is a huge difference in MPG, MPH and RPM. Think of how much longer the engine will last, You only have so many revolutions in the life of an engine. Thanks for that information, that will be THE first upgrade to my bus (future bus that is...)
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