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Old 12-07-2010, 05:21 PM
nauss85 nauss85 is offline
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Default Re: I LOVE my Ranger but....

EMB- didn't know that about the gears either, good info! Anyone know approx mpg difference? worse case scenario, order the truck and swap the gears if you want the 3.73s.
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Old 12-07-2010, 05:55 PM
TenSilver TenSilver is offline
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Default Re: I LOVE my Ranger but....

I'm getting 21.4 MPG all city driving but I'm going on a trip in a couple of weeks so I'll see how it does on the interstate and highways.

Originally Posted by EMB1230 View Post
this would be ideal! It's got everything thing I want: Cruise, A/C and CLOTH seats.
That looks a lot like my truck! And at 1/4 the price!

Originally Posted by L454S View Post
When I got my new Ranger in June, the dealer had to go over 150 miles to find an XLT 2.3/M5. Love it, 24-25 mpg towing my boat.

Did find out though that if you want the ext. cab you have to get 4.10 gears as opposed to 3.73 om mine. That alone will cost you a couple MPG.
Lenny!!! I didn't know you were on here! Since I missed your intro, WELCOME to FRF!
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Old 12-07-2010, 09:05 PM
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my mileage sucks and i don't have a lift or anything cool to warrent the shitty mileage. You complain over mpg in the high teens. My last tank i got 15 and it's only getting worse.. i hate it so much.
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Old 12-08-2010, 02:09 AM
L454S L454S is offline
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Hey Tensilver, been around a while, don't post a lot(typing sucks). Lots short fill ups not entered at fuelly. If you run 70+ on your trip, look for about 28-29mpg. Have broken 30 a few times without towing, but most fill ups include a towing trip. Got rid of an 08 Ext cab Frontier V6/SE because of the LOW fuel mileage.
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Old 12-08-2010, 02:22 AM
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I get 18city and 20ish hwy in my 2.3t not bad considering it's got a turbo bolted to it and it's the old 88 thunderbird ECM weren't to worried about mpg back then from what I'm told
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