"03 Silverado 1500 gas q

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  1. Ramedogg1983

    Ramedogg1983 Guest

    Im thinking about gettin an '03 Silverado 1500 or an F150 but i really want the silverado. Gas is gonan be a bitch but im willing to deal with it. The specs say it gets about 15 mpg/city, if i get it i wanan raise it about 4-6" and put 33" tires on it, how much will that cut the gas mileage down to? If any of you guys have an idea or know, plz help me out cuz i wanna buy it soon. Thx
     
  2. matrix243

    matrix243 Earn this. Earn it.

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    I'm averaging 14mpg with 33's on my 98 F-150/5.4L in the city and 17mpg highway. The 03's are getting ~3mpg more. The lift shouldn't make a difference.
     
  3. Wolf

    Wolf No one plans to take the path that brings you lowe

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    If the specs say 15mpg city, stock. Figure about 10mpg actual mileage w/ the 33s. The listed mpg always seems to be high.
     
  4. Boosted GST

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    im getting about 10-12mpg with 35's on my 2001 silverado
     
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    my dad's got 20's on his 03 silverado and he's gettin just under 17 mpg
     
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    rj23w New Member

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    i have 97 chevy 5.7 6 in lift and i have put a bed cover, k&n intake system, and programmer on mine. i get about 20 hiway\16in town. make sure you have the right gears to help with the tire size. 3.73gear best with 35 tires
     
  7. wickedsprint

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    My 03 silverado 4x4 gets 18.5 in the city, but it's a turbo diesel, buddies gets slightly worse and is lifted as you described with the 5.3, I'll ask exactly what he gets.
     
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    I get 12-12.5 with my ATI Procharger on unless I really get on it alot. I have 265/75/16 BFG AT KO's
    5.3 auto ext cab 4WD
     

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