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Old 02-07-2012, 03:48 PM
dangerranger2004 dangerranger2004 is offline
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Default gas mileage

what are some cheap easy ways to get better gas mileage out of my 2004 ranger XL. its a dohc 2.3 duratec
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Old 02-07-2012, 04:15 PM
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Default Re: gas mileage

Get a stick? Lose weight, or lose weight from the truck? Bed cover...
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Old 02-07-2012, 04:18 PM
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you should be getting great gas mileage for a truck
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Old 02-07-2012, 04:20 PM
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Default Re: gas mileage

Remove the subs, remove the toolbox, throttle cable mod, dual coil-pack mod, etc.
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Old 02-07-2012, 04:23 PM
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another mpg thread...?
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Old 02-07-2012, 04:37 PM
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Old 02-07-2012, 06:39 PM
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I would think that you would be getting good milage, that is for a Ranger
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Old 02-07-2012, 06:47 PM
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Get a stick? Lose weight, or lose weight from the truck? Bed cover...
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wait... do bed covers work? I thought they were proven to give you more drag... could be wrong though.
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