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Does 18 MPG sound about right ?

With 275/45R16 tires ?

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What? I think you mean MPG???
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Sorry bout that, it's fixed now
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what gears?

all highway?
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i get 16.8 (give or take) in the city with 4.10's and 32's on OHV 4.0
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I don't know the gears probably factory, it's my daily driver
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sounds about right. but look for the axle code in your door. you probably have 4.10s though.
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axle - 97
TR - D
SPR - 1K
1R3B - 405

Is on the door, if anyone can decipher that for me
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yep 4.10 open diff. 97 is the axle code, dont recall all those other numbers

here's the axle codes
http://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/Axles.html

Its the same as mine, I get about 18 if I'm lucky i think my tires are bigger than yours, so yeah, sounds right for you to get 18
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I have 4.10's, just driving around town I get about 13.5, if I go out of town I get about 17...
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I have 4.10 and stock tires. 18mpg with occasional up to 20 on all highway not over 65mph
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Yeah that sounds pretty average. I get about 20-21 on the highway (4.0 SOHC,Auto, 4.10 LS) and 14-16 in town with 265/75/16s.
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Heck your doin better than me then. I have a brand new 2011 Ranger. 4.0 SOHC, automatic, 4x4, 3.73 w/ trac lok and im gettin 18 highway
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^ that's keeping my rpms low on the highway. I keep the cruise on 66-67. 70 at the fastest. But that's about change. 1" BL and 285/75/16 are coming soon lol.
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I get around 18-22 around town. the highway is a joke like 13
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Ouch lol. That sounds painful. Gotta be your 4.56 gearing
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