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Old 05-17-2011
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Best MPG improvements

Buying a 4.0 Ford Ranger tomorrow and want to know what products help increase the MPGs on the truck? Thanks.
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does nobody search anymore!?!? im now starting to see why some of the older members are not around anymore! https://www.ranger-forums.com/general-ford-ranger-discussion-15/improving-gas-mileage-123079/




the secret to better gas mileage is a smaller engine.
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The secret to better gas mileage is this

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secret to getting better gas mileage is to not burn any gas and get a diesel
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get a car if you want great gas mileage......
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Agreed!!! And in that case I say when in doubt go bigger!
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dont let your rpms go over 2000 first gear, just accelerate slow. bet it will double you mpg.

or eco boost swap
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way to welcome a new member, guys!!
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Tune up and don't press on it. Watch your RPMs.
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Theres no such thing as a fuel efficent Ranger. Especially a 4.0.
I know your new, weve all been there, but try searching first. Some guys are ****** on here and will b*tch everytime you post a thread thats already been done lol. Me? I personally dont care lol. I think a thread should be restarted after a few months to keep the topic fresh but some people disagree
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lol, single cab 2.3 is pretty good on the gas.

but the v6's haven't always been the greatest.
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Hydrogen alternative

I installled a hydrogen kit on my 4.0 and a superchips economy programmer and get 24-25mpg in town with no engine codes at all, still have awesome power too. :-)
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Old 06-01-2011
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Thats pretty decent. Im thinkin bout a water/methanol injection kit on mine. Theyre fairly cheap for the hp and mpg improvements. And also, I could run a supercharger with a few more pounds of boost :)

But from what Iv been told and seen, there are 3 main things you do for MPG: exhaust, cold air intake, and a chip
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Duct tape a raw egg to the gas pedal so that it is in between your foot and the pedal. If you break the egg, you will get really bad mileage.
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The secret to better gas mileage is this

just don't annoy the driver....
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