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i got 135,xxx on my 94 2.3 and still runs like a beauty.
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143,000 and counting on my 2000 2.5L 5 Speed. Still running strong.
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You know I really didn't realize how much power it really had lost until I did a major tune up again.
Plugs
wires
TPS sensor
timing belt kit
water pump
fan belt
exhaust work
just to name a few things.
It now has almost 152,000 miles on it and I think it has as much power as it did when it was new. I love my old truck again.
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2000 xlt, 2.5l 5-spd., 83,500 mi. i get around 25-27 city, up to 30 on the highway.

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100k, 25-28 highway w A/C on and loaded with bikes or luggage............22-25 city

5SP, 99 2.5 ext. cab, 31's on 17X9 wheels
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27-28mpg city driving 2.3 with a 5 speed behind it in my 07

29-32 mpg average on highway going 75+ duratech is more efficient in my truck going 75+ than going 65-75.

8k on my 07 I rarely drive it since i got the bike.
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77777 2 days ago, mileage I have no clue dont really care
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Old 08-28-2008
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'93 2.3L 4cyl with 176,000 on her. Runs great and averages mid to low 20s for gas mileage.
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2001 2.5L with 100,000 on her, runs great, recent timing belt, water pump, plugs, wires, and seafoam treatment, averages around high 20's low to mid 30's for fuel economy


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My 97 had 122k on it when I sold it in April 08. I hadn't had a minutes trouble out of the truck-the only thing I really did was general maintenance items. It'd get 25-27 MPG normally with the 2.3/5 speed. It was a great truck.
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2001 2.5L with 100,000 on her, runs great, recent timing belt, water pump, plugs, wires, and seafoam treatment, averages around high 20's low to mid 30's for fuel economy


How in the world do you get that good of gas mileage? Also, what is the name of the gadget you got monitoring the gas mileage? I see something "Gauge."
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Its a "ScanGauge". You can get them at a couple of our fine retailers, and if I'm not mistaken, they run around $200?
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its a scan gauge, you can get them off of ebay, or their website, just google scangauge, and it will take you to their website
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93 2.3L just hit 170k miles today

Averaging about 22mpg
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Just calculated my tank the other day, averaged 24 mpg, with probably 75% hwy driving 65 mph. Just hit 98k miles too.
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just hit 100k
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I have 180,600 on my 1997 2.3/5 speed. Runs like brand new, and uses no oil. Just recently replaced the "fun side" plugs, which were original.
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I've got a 2000 XLT 2wd 5 speed man trans with 118,000ish miles.
I don't know what my mpg is but if I had to guess I would say around 23 High Way, witch I believe is quick small amount. I average about 400 miles per tank.
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I've got a 2000 XLT 2wd 5 speed man trans with 118,000ish miles.
I don't know what my mpg is but if I had to guess I would say around 23 High Way, witch I believe is quick small amount. I average about 400 miles per tank.
homey 400 per tank is closer to 30 mpg
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I average 400 miles per tank, putting in 14 gals, and that makes 28.57mpg.
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I don't know, when I get super low and fill up I can put in 18 gals. Why I figured around 23ish
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'96 2.3L, 2WD, just reached 280000 kms (~175000 mi). Owned it 3.5 yrs, put 75000km on it myself. Only issues have been alternator/starter/battery, belt tensioner, fuel tank strap.

I get about 24mpg, mostly highway.

I need to replace plugs/wires. Just bought some new rims (10 hole Explorer wheels) that I'm going to repaint (lots of surface damage but at $60 for the set with tires they're hard to ignore) to replace the little stock 14" rims and tires (maybe up to 31s with a new gears...maybe).
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My baby's just about hit 177,000
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133k on my '01 Lima 2wd. Nothing replaced except for the normal wear and tear stuff.
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You know I really didn't realize how much power it really had lost until I did a major tune up again.
Plugs
wires
TPS sensor
timing belt kit
water pump
fan belt
exhaust work
just to name a few things.
It now has almost 152,000 miles on it and I think it has as much power as it did when it was new. I love my old truck again.
i know exactly what you meen i did a regular tune up on my 99 2.5 5 speed at 160k and it turned into a tottally different truck now it has 190k and counting :) i still love it and she still runs strong also
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My d-tec just turned 90K last week!
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