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Old 12-10-2010, 12:30 AM
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Default Gas tank...

There is no way I can have a 20gal tank.

I've filled it from empty and always get right around 15 gallons in.

If I do have a 20gal tank, I'm selling my truck...getting like 12mpg.
But if its a 16 gallon tank, I'm getting like 17mpg.


But all rangers have 20gallon tanks? Or no?
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Old 12-10-2010, 09:49 AM
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Default Re: Gas tank...

more than likely your gas gauge is off
mines an 06 and i have had the needle well below the e and still only put in 18 gallons
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Old 12-10-2010, 09:57 AM
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Default Re: Gas tank...

16.9 tank in mine. you might have that also.
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Old 12-10-2010, 10:01 AM
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Default Re: Gas tank...

im not understanding how you are calculating your mileage. you dont go off how big your tank is, you go off how many gallons you use. you can have a 20 gallon tank or a 30 gallon tank but if you us 15 gallons and go X number of miles on that 15 gallons you still get the same mileage.
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Old 12-10-2010, 11:35 AM
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Default Re: Gas tank...

I always run my tank till my light comes on, and I fill from empty.

I do 275 miles / 20 gallon tank = 13.75 mpg
or 275 miles / 16 gallon tank = 17.18 mpg
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Lol, Aaron: "I only text with trees, it makes it hard to text while driving though, I have to keep running the truck into trees to text!!" EPIC my friend. Lol
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Old 12-10-2010, 11:49 AM
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No, if you are doing 275 miles and then filling it takes 15 gallons then you do 275/15 = 18.3 mpg
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Old 12-10-2010, 11:51 AM
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Default Re: Gas tank...

EVEN BETER. Hahaha
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Lol, Aaron: "I only text with trees, it makes it hard to text while driving though, I have to keep running the truck into trees to text!!" EPIC my friend. Lol
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Old 12-10-2010, 11:59 AM
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Default Re: Gas tank...

you have a supercab therefore, you have the 19.5 gal tank.
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Old 12-10-2010, 12:00 PM
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Default Re: Gas tank...

Ugh! I just REALLY don't think I do.

I have a California truck too, does that matter?
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Old 12-10-2010, 12:16 PM
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Default Re: Gas tank...

just because youve never put 20 gallons in your tank doesnt mean its not a 20 gallon tank (or 19.5) my truck has the 19.5 gallon tank and the most ive put in it even after running with the light on for a while was 17 gallons.
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Old 12-10-2010, 12:28 PM
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Ugh! I just REALLY don't think I do.

I have a California truck too, does that matter?
Seriously, try doing something smart and just looking it up instead of saying "I really think I have this no matter what the facts say".
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Old 12-10-2010, 06:58 PM
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Default Re: Gas tank...

Obviously, I have looked it up before, but have found various answers, hence why I asked on this forum. Seriously, no need to be an ass. So you've never had a question about your truck before?
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Lol, Aaron: "I only text with trees, it makes it hard to text while driving though, I have to keep running the truck into trees to text!!" EPIC my friend. Lol
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Old 12-10-2010, 08:06 PM
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Default Re: Gas tank...

Aaron it doesn't really matter your tank size when figuring mileage... next time you fill your tank reset the odometer and then when you fill the tank the next time take:
odometer reading / gas pump gallon reading = miles per gallon

A lot of your tank size could be in reserve that you haven't tapped into yet.
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Old 12-10-2010, 10:12 PM
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Obviously, I have looked it up before, but have found various answers, hence why I asked on this forum. Seriously, no need to be an ass. So you've never had a question about your truck before?
Yes, I've had questions about my truck but I don't ask it and then say that I don't believe what people are telling me. Why even bother asking? If you have found something that says otherwise post it up instead of just saying "Ugh! I just REALLY don't think I do."
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Old 12-11-2010, 07:39 PM
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just because youve never put 20 gallons in your tank doesnt mean its not a 20 gallon tank (or 19.5) my truck has the 19.5 gallon tank and the most ive put in it even after running with the light on for a while was 17 gallons.
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I played chicken (but ended up giving in) with my fuel gauge just today, and after driving 70 miles past when the light came on, with the needle way below E on the gauge, it still only took 18.5 gallons before it was full.
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