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Old 11-17-2008
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Do you ever get a tank of gas.....

... that seems like it just keeps going and going? I ask because, my routine is the same week in and week out- 90% highway driving and 10% city. Usually I'll get a/b 305 mi. to a tank of gas. Then, every once in a while, without changing my routine, I'll fill up a tank and get 340+ miles without doing anything different. It's weird but I love it.
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yep i got 410 miles on my last tank in the 93 sentra... thats 40 MPG
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my mileage just gets worse and worse. My last tank lasted me 221 miles.
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I only got half a mile to my last tank.
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LOL no... this tank looks like it will be around 250.. my last one was 169.. lol ****ty gas i think
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Every now and then that happens, but I think this time I got some gas w/a ton of ethanol in it because I am about half tank w/ only125 miles on the trip. Normally I get a little over 300 to a tank.
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LOL no... this tank looks like it will be around 250.. my last one was 169.. lol ****ty gas i think
glad to see I'm not the only one... for a while there I thought I was the only lucky Ranger owner seeing 12 mpg
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Nope, I wish I did though.
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This tank looks promising.

Last tank was 15.5, and I made it to 60 miles on a quarter tank. This one so far has gone to 110, and I still am not at quarter of a tank (close, but not quite there).

We'll see what it is soon. I'd be happy to have my 19 back, LOL!
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I barely got 210 miles out of my last tank on the highway driving 75-80mph into a head wind, with 4 deer in bed and the tank before that I barely got to 180 but that was all 4x4 and below 25 mph in snow/ice/mud....
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i get around 50 miles to a quarter, thus, 200 miles to a tank. (when filling up at 15 gallons)
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glad to see I'm not the only one... for a while there I thought I was the only lucky Ranger owner seeing 12 mpg
ya one tank was 12.5

sense winter fuel its been around 15 mostly... in the summer it was 18 easy
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i get roughly 230-280 and thats running it as low as it can go, i have a 16 gal tank and i usually fit 17-18 gallons into it. and i wish i got a tank where i could hit 310 that would be sweet. though i just had my fan clutch go and its killed my mileage i'm getting like 10-12mpg got a new one toady just don't have the right size of wrench to install it. and ive been averaging 14mpg normally
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my mileage seems to be declining.. i think its because i have been using the a/c more.. well actually i have been using heat more
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I got 17 on my last tank, normally I get around 23 and no I don't use the metric gallons.

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I got 17 on my last tank, normally I get around 23 and no I don't use the metric gallons.

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that would be a liter lol damn canadians
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And you guys give the 3.0 such crap. I consistently get 18-19 in CITY on 32's. Lots of stop and go. I work at domino's as a driver. So 95% of my driving is only city.
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And you guys give the 3.0 such crap. I consistently get 18-19 in CITY on 32's. Lots of stop and go. I work at domino's as a driver. So 95% of my driving is only city.
yes but i can merge into traffic LOL
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I get barely over 13mpg. Usually just a lil over 200 to a tank and I am stock. 95% city driving too.
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I been avg. bout 210 tank no matter what time of the year it is.
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I get 220 to 230 miles to a tank in the city with 33's and 4.10's and a 4.0 sohc. Not too bad. Stock I was at 270-280 miles per tank.
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yes but i can merge into traffic LOL
And so can I. I have no problems merging at all.
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There are several things that can effect it. Number one would be the fill level. Your technique in filling can vary. Also, ambient temps effect it. I've noticed that I get my best mileage when temps are in the 55-75F area. Above and below that and it drops.

Coming home from out of state last week I got 21.4mpg running 93 shell and temps were in the mid 60s.


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I gave up on checking mine. I dont think I have ever seen a gas gauge move so fast.
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ZABEARD, I like your avatar- That looks sick!
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