Originally Posted by CrazyAznEdge
So the 5.0 is great and I love every single horse ive gained form the swap. But ive been gettin about 9mpg.. so its kinda rough. Just curious what needs to be changed from when I was 3.0.
C6 3000 stall with Xcase out of 87 F150
MSD blaster 5000chip
8.8 Explorer Rear with 4.88
35in Baja Claws
Any input is great even if you decide to hate on it
I know something needs to get changed, just wanna hear some ideas.
Are you seriously asking this question, lets start off. Your old engine got what, 14-15mpg, had around 130-160hp?. Ok, new engine,5.0 carbed, what like 300-450 hp, yea thats going to drop you from 14-15mpg down to 11-12mpg. The tires, will drop you down to 9 MPG. No offense, and there are no stupid questions, but you should seriously buy another ranger like the 2.3L for road driving keep this one for fun driving