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Old 04-19-2012, 09:36 AM
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Default Best way to improve fuel milage

I got a 4l v 6 4x4 and would like to find different ways to improve my fuel milage, I have been thinking of replacing it with like a 4 cylinder economist engine or getting a computer chip but don't know which one works the best or supercharge it to see if that works.
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Old 04-19-2012, 09:41 AM
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Rangers arent the best on gas. Your lucky to get the 22 mpg it says on the sticker at the dealership. Only thing you can do is keep your engine and components healthy and clean and keep your foot from trying to put a hole in the floor board. A chip may work idk others will chime in, and a super charger would probably make it worse because theres no way in hell you put a super charger or turbo in a vehicle and not drive like crazy.
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Old 04-19-2012, 09:49 AM
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Yeah I get 22 mpg and scene a couple chips on google suppose ti add like 8 mpg and was thinking once my warranty is up was thinking if getting the hho conversion kit
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Old 04-19-2012, 09:53 AM
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I dont get anywhere near 22
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Old 04-19-2012, 09:55 AM
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Also manual haha I am getting roughly 600km to te tank or 300miles and with gas going up wanting a way to increase my mileage
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Old 04-19-2012, 09:58 AM
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Old 04-19-2012, 10:02 AM
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From Canada soo trying to convert to mileage is tricky haha.
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Old 04-19-2012, 10:16 AM
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be thankful you get 22mpg, SEARCH for the 100's of other threads people have started on improving gas mileage, then buy a civic.
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Old 04-19-2012, 10:22 AM
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be thankful you get 22mpg, SEARCH for the 100's of other threads people have started on improving gas mileage, then buy a civic.
Exactly lol. With 300 miles to the tank you should be happy I only get 200 once in a while ill get 220
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:20 AM
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Ain't buying a crap civic haha an yes I am happy with 300 maybe more,
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:27 AM
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Go buy a smart car or be happy with what you got unless you do a lot of engine and other work you will not gain much more MPG...deal with it or go buy a Prius.
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Old 04-19-2012, 12:05 PM
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Shoulda got a 3.0 man. Decent power an mpg.
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Old 04-19-2012, 12:07 PM
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3.0 MPG is the same as the 4.0 and has about half the power...you sir are on drugs...
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Old 04-19-2012, 12:08 PM
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I get about 21 mpg in town sir.
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Old 04-19-2012, 12:09 PM
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and he is getting 22....
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