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Old 06-30-2011, 07:33 AM
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Default Re: 3.0 vs 4.0

Yea and the 4.0 can get 20+ with a stick as well. The auto kind of kills it.

If you want to compare everything else as well

4.0 comes with the 5r55 or HD manual and 8.8"
3.0 comes with a 5r44 or standard manual and the 7.5"

So nothing in the drivetrain is better with the 3.0 either.
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Old 06-30-2011, 07:35 AM
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hmmm, i stand corrected. However, i have seen alot of 3.0ers claim to get 20-21 mpgs. So i dk. Did you get that before the 32s?
hell ive squeezed 22 MPG's out of my 4.0 on 33's! not too bad IMO.
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Old 06-30-2011, 09:15 AM
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hmmm, i stand corrected. However, i have seen alot of 3.0ers claim to get 20-21 mpgs. So i dk. Did you get that before the 32s?
I actually get the same wih my 32's as I did with the stockers. But I also have 4.10 gears and a tuner that I got the same time as the tires. 16 is also my daily driving average. I worked out at the beach one week and drove the freeway 30 miles one way each day with my 32's and averaged at 19 that week. Its all in the type of driving. But yeah, my average city/freeway mix is ~16.
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Old 06-30-2011, 10:52 AM
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hell ive squeezed 22 MPG's out of my 4.0 on 33's! not too bad IMO.
BUT you have the mods to help with that lol
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Old 06-30-2011, 11:41 AM
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I Shall post a couple of vids next time i race one or two.

Plus my single cab + lighter engine + duel exhausts and more power = More get up and go power then your heavy azz'ed 4.0
I have a single cab 4.0 with a performance tuner.... I'll take you on
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Old 06-30-2011, 12:38 PM
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I have a 99 with a 3.0 and a 96 with a 4.0. Both are 2wd and extra cab. I use the 3.0 for commuting to Cali and back due to the mileage. The 4.0 is set up for desert with beams, coilovers, cage, etc etc. I enjoy both for what I use them for.
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Old 06-30-2011, 12:47 PM
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I Shall post a couple of vids next time i race one or two.

Plus my single cab + lighter engine + duel exhausts and more power = More get up and go power then your heavy azz'ed 4.0
I'm symbolically waving a BS flag too. And I find it hard to believe you've even races so many other Rangers to make that statement.

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Old 06-30-2011, 12:51 PM
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hell ive squeezed 22 MPG's out of my 4.0 on 33's! not too bad IMO.
Damn.. thats good... the most i ever got outta my 3.slow was 22 mpg on a long trip with cruise control
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Old 06-30-2011, 12:52 PM
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hmm lets see, 3.0 has a cast iron black and heads, my 4.0 has cast iron block with aluminum heads and the two motors are about the same physical size, chances are the 4.0 is lighter. i would be willing to line up with any stock 3.0 at the track and put this BS to rest. the 3.0 is a good motor but its an absolute turd performance wise. oh yeah, having dual exhaust means nothing.
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Old 06-30-2011, 01:00 PM
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4.0.
3.0 is just too slow
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Old 06-30-2011, 03:16 PM
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hmmm pasco...

3L 147Hp and 183lb feet of torque
4L SOHC 207 HP and 238 lb feet,

3L stock out pacing a 4L is SHENANIGANS lol
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Old 06-30-2011, 03:27 PM
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I beat my friends that have 4.0's(extra cab/auto/long bed) lol. I average 21ish mpg towing a loaded trailer(2500lbs) everyday for work and it does it no problem.
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Old 06-30-2011, 03:53 PM
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LOL another Florida member claiming their 3.0 can beat a 4.0 in a race.
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Old 06-30-2011, 03:55 PM
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LOL another Florida member claiming their 3.0 can beat a 4.0 in a race.
must be the vitamin C in the orange juice instead of 87 octane
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Old 06-30-2011, 04:06 PM
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hmmm pasco...

3L 147Hp and 183lb feet of torque
4L SOHC 207 HP and 238 lb feet,

3L stock out pacing a 4L is SHENANIGANS lol
sure it can 4.10s in the 3.0 and 3.27s in the 4.0 but thats a stretch
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