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Old 07-28-2011, 06:35 PM
narcolepsy923 narcolepsy923 is offline
99 331 Ranger
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I have a explorer v8(302) 2wd in my ranger with a k&n filter, sct tune and catback exhaust i average about 19mpg best ive got is 24mpg so about the same as the 2.5 that came in it. it was some work but completely worth it.
1999 331 stroker EFI Ranger (daily) gt40 explorer complete swap
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Old 07-28-2011, 07:29 PM
Christianguy Christianguy is offline
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5.9 Cummins diesel in a FORD RANGER!
1999 Ford Ranger XL
Vulcan V6, K&N 33-2106 Filter, 3:73 Gears,
FRONT 3'' Susp Lift/REAR 3'' susp.+ 3" blocks,06 Mirrors
31"/10.5"-15" BFG on AR-172 Polished Rims,Smitybilt Console
95 Mustang Saleen Seats,Alternating Blinker MOD
Pioneer CD/iPod/GPS,6.5 Polk Audio/6.5 Sub-Woofers,
Stainless Bed Extender,Throttle and Dome Light MOD,
12" Tool Box,Billet Grille,NightShade Tint,Projector Headlamps
6000K H.I.D. so i can see at night! LOL

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Old 07-28-2011, 08:17 PM
TBarr TBarr is offline
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2004 Step-side xlt4x4 4.0L 5-speed
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37-14.5-15 Toyo M/T, 3 inch body liftProjected HID's, smoked tails, LED '06 corners, LED tails, LED back up lights
Intake, Chip, Straight Piped
Black interior with silver accents, LED Gauges, '04 Fx4 buckets, '99 expo full length console, Hurst Shifter
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Old 08-09-2011, 08:45 PM
V8Ranger513 V8Ranger513 is offline
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I agree with jimmeh. you get out of a vehickle what you put into it. race out a good 302 you'll pass everything but a gas station. And Brothers im alright with that. I can also get decent highway millage 20 - 25 mpg its a light truck with a good medium gear and an aod.
2000 Explorer Motor GT40p Heads- Holley 670 Street Avenger electric choke - Ford motorsport headers for Ranger swap - Weland Intake - Pro Comp Ignition and coil - Summit Billet distributor - B cam comp cam rocker and springs - electric fan - C 4 with kit and stall - 8.8 mustang rear and with 373 gear and locker - Centerline wheels 225 75 15's

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