Stealth Black Raptor R initial thoughts

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ToadSmasher2K1

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How much do you typically drive? I don’t drive a ton, and when I do it’s on road trips so not routine mileage.

I’m contemplating the switch too, everything in life is always a trade off.
I don’t drive a ton either, but most weeks it’s more than 340 miles. I would find it annoying to get gas more than once a week.
 
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Man I don’t know where anyone would get 18MPG on a R. Maybe going down hill lol. If you’re going to compare to 3.5 make sure you compare to 37s.

To answer the other question I have to fill up every other day; :/
 

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I’m just getting into an R today. I drive a TRX with 37’s daily, 200miles. I fill up everyday, average 11.25mpg and that’s 85mph on the highway.
 

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What I've learned about driving a select shift automatic in the ten years of driving my Gen 1 RaptoR to make it not feel so sluggish. In town where the speed limit is 40 or less I lock out the overdrive gears, in my case that is 5 and 6, for more spirited driving I add in tow/haulass mode. As the speed limits increase add in gears accordingly, on the interstate type highways I use all gears. This can increase gas mileage slightly but mostly it makes the truck more fun to drive.
 

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What I've learned about driving a select shift automatic in the ten years of driving my Gen 1 RaptoR to make it not feel so sluggish. In town where the speed limit is 40 or less I lock out the overdrive gears, in my case that is 5 and 6, for more spirited driving I add in tow/haulass mode. As the speed limits increase add in gears accordingly, on the interstate type highways I use all gears. This can increase gas mileage slightly but mostly it makes the truck more fun to drive.


That's what I do on my Gen 2. But I have a tune (Gearhead auto-octane) in mine too!
 

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Baddest truck on the market. One of the baddest vehicles on the market. I don’t see it any different than a sports car that has low range. At least you get utility tacked on. Same range as higher end EVs too with none of the anxiety.
 

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Waiting on my R, its going to black, no stickers and I'm having it wraped stalth. Also in my gen 2 I got 9-12 smilers per gallon. Yes I drove it like I stole it.
 
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