BUILTING MY CHEVY TRUCK

  • Tiny
  • sgraveskap
  • 1979 Chevrolet Truck
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • automatic
  • 150,000 miles

What can I do to make it get better fuel milage. But still have pulling power. Cam, carb, intake, coils, ign, distrib?

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 AT 9:41 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
  • Expert
  • 68,288 posts

Honestly, I have a 78 and nothing ever worked. Some people say just replacing the air filter with an K&N helps, but I didn't see any change. The truck wasn't really designed for fuel economy. If you start changing to performance cams, carb. It will make it worse.

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