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Old 07-03-2013, 02:45 PM
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Till you see the new cars with their MPGs
Well yea of course. Still i wonder how cars with v6 can get 30+ mpg and have more horsepower... Is it the way the engine is tuned?
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Old 07-03-2013, 02:53 PM
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Well yea of course. Still i wonder how cars with v6 can get 30+ mpg and have more horsepower... Is it the way the engine is tuned?
newer technoligy better parts etc.
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Old 07-03-2013, 03:10 PM
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newer technoligy better parts etc.
I want to get that in my truck

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Old 07-03-2013, 03:13 PM
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hell my dads 2013 Mustang GT can get up to 28MPG on the highway...not bad for a V8
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Old 07-03-2013, 03:14 PM
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hell my dads 2013 Mustang GT can get up to 28MPG on the highway...not bad for a V8
Do some of the cylinders shut down to save fuel at highway speeds?
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Old 07-03-2013, 03:15 PM
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nope...6spd manual...65 in 6th the engine is just idling...my F150 has gotten 22 already
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Old 07-03-2013, 06:08 PM
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hell my dads 2013 Mustang GT can get up to 28MPG on the highway...not bad for a V8
That's really good. Good luck getting that mpg out of an old 5.0.
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If want real power you need to Plasti-Dip the entire engine including the valves and bearings, that's good for up to 150 horsepower.
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Old 07-03-2013, 06:09 PM
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drove it to work
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Old 07-04-2013, 05:57 PM
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That I can't find much anything for my year and modal
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Old 07-04-2013, 06:02 PM
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That I can't find much anything for my year and modal
What is your year and model?
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Old 07-04-2013, 06:04 PM
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04 2wd xlt. I'm looking for front and rear shock absorbers. I bought coil spacers and blocks
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Old 07-04-2013, 06:40 PM
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Arm rest broke off. Too much leaning when I drive I guess
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Old 07-04-2013, 06:49 PM
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Arm rest broke off. Too much leaning when I drive I guess
Gorilla glue lol
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Old 07-04-2013, 10:22 PM
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No A/C. Driving on the freeway with the windows down FTL.
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Old 07-06-2013, 06:04 AM
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I hate that it's been a money pit since I bought it. Was quoted yesterday for $2500 to rebuild the transmission. Also needs wheel bearing and u-joints. Time to drive it until it leaves me sit on the side of the road.
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