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Old 04-24-2008
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Highest I've ever gotten out of my 4.0 OHV was 19mpg. That's with 32's, and about 200 lbs. of tools in my toolbox, lol.
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Old 04-25-2008
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My 2003 Ranger XLT, is 2.3 with automatic transmission. I'm getting around 17.5-18 mpg with city driving and 31 mpg on the freeway.

I don't drive much anymore so the gas prices aren't hurting me too much.

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Old 04-25-2008
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Give me the magic gas that you're using! I haven't calculated mine yet but wouldn't be surprised if it was less than 14mpg, probably worse. Maybe an exhaust and a few other things could help?

My exhaust did nothing for my mileage...I try to coast when possible, and anticipate stoplights...if it might go yellow I get through it so I don't have to sit for 7 minutes.
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I took my teauneau (SP) cover off and am gettign alot better mpg's
If I heard right, someone told me that mythbusters did a show about that showing that caps and tonneaus actually get less gas mileage. I'll see if I can pull some info on the episode...

-Chance

yup, here is something about it. Can't research more as the school firewall won't let me look at many of the sites.
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This one talks about the tailgate, but I believe they tested toppers and tonneaus as well.

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Old 04-27-2008
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I've never got anything less than 17mpg in my 03 FX4
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