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hillclimber
02-22-2010, 10:51 AM
Just a quick questions here. I'm lookin at a 79 powerwagon for a not bad price and its got a 360. Anyone here know what kind of mileage it get's. I'm hoping for double digits

buck
02-22-2010, 10:57 AM
with fulltime 4x4 mine got about 12mpg not the greatest but swap out the fulltime and you can expect alot more as long as you keep your foot out of it :D

ROBO
02-22-2010, 01:03 PM
pay too play all i got too say!!

crazylike
02-22-2010, 01:21 PM
my 360 isnt to bad i have my foot in it all the time and i get around 150kms for 20 bucks. thats in the ram charger which is quite a bit heavier then the truck and it has full time 4x4.

hillclimber
02-22-2010, 04:19 PM
ok thanks guys

Back_Country83
02-23-2010, 03:56 PM
the carb its running will make a substantial difference too. I've seen alot of 360's of that era with a factory 2 barrel, these ones tend to be pretty decent. Also the gearing will factor into hwy mileage and tire size obviously. 12ish sounds about right. my '76 440 crew cab gets the same with 4.10's and 35's

Maelthra
02-23-2010, 05:16 PM
My 2bbl 360 with a 4 speed and 4.10 gears behind it on 35" tires get shit for mileage. my 4bbl was better until I put my foot into it.

hillclimber
02-25-2010, 06:11 PM
i'm lookin for something that would get better mileage especially right now. this one had 4 speed and 4.10's, not sure about the carb tho. thanks for the info guys.