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Old 05-11-2010
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I am: Sean M
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fuel mileage help

was going threw the forum list and realize i am getting really really bad mileage 11-12 mpg and only 150 mile to a tank my light comes on when it hit 150-165 miles
i have a 99 with a 3.0 and auto 4x4
it has 33 on it and explorer hub and axles (to get ride of the vac 4x4 never could get it to work when i needed it )
the list of what i have done lately to it
engine -replaced with new from ford ( lost oil pressure and blow up last one)
trany - fluid and filter change
diffs - changed both fuilds when engine was done
tranfer - changed fuild when engine was done
also with engine replaced coil and all fuel injectors
truck has glasspack muffler cut off before alxe
i have checked brakes for excive drag and nothing found wrong
this truck almost never see the highway allmost all backroads but do make shore it gose up on highway at least 1 a month only goses 15-20 miles a day in it on avg
also it dose not have a/c
also i run royal purple in new engine for oil with a royal purple filter
if any body could help it would be appreciated thanks

99 ranger 3.0 auto 4x4
33x10.5 wranlger ta
body lift - glass pack - tinted - rollbar - sun visor - custom gauges - sway bars removed
over 120,000 miles

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