how do i get better gas mileage in my 92 2x4 ranger

Discussion in '1989 - 1992 Ford Ranger' started by josh92ranger, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. josh92ranger

    josh92ranger New Member

    i have tried almost everything to get my gas mileage back up to the 20's range. i've tried sea foam and all the other things for the gas tank and ect. im running out of ideas. any help?
     
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  3. SalRanger2

    SalRanger2 Ranger Lover

    fuel filter, air filter, spark plugs an wires would be a start. you should make a signature man, what engine/trans?
     
  4. doyouquaxu

    doyouquaxu FUUUUUUUUUUUUU

    well... it's a truck. there's only so much you can do. your driving style has the largest effect on mileage. since you've tried everything else, keep a light foot and don't rev the engine too high.
     
  5. Hooligan

    Hooligan Rangerholic!!

    X2..tuneup and yes a sig would be cool!

    Agreed, also a good investment would be a tuner. It wont change dramatically but it allows your engine to run at spec and then some. Lookup Vendor Franchi Motorsports here, he deals them and can give you every detail about them
     
  6. OP
    josh92ranger

    josh92ranger New Member

    i just also had changed the cap and rotor along with the napa pulgs and wires and i am running synthetic oil in it as well. how much do tuners normally run for a ranger? i'm new to this forum stuff
     
  7. Hooligan

    Hooligan Rangerholic!!

    Well sometimes with age, all engines will never get great MPG's. Tuner run a few hundred dollars, Franchi sells new and used ones se he may have them cheaper. Fuel filter replacements help along with air filter, clean throttle body and IAC. Welcome to the Forum by the way!
     
  8. Freemans 00

    Freemans 00 Active Member

    Not about the forum when it comes to has mileage. You don't need a tuner to get you 20mpg. Actually a tuner is a waste of money IMO you bought a truck your not going to get 40mpg. Deal with what you got and keep the truck healthy and clean and you won't have problems. I get about 18mpg with 31"tires and I drive balls to the wall and do a lot of dumb ****. I deal with it because I like my truck. Welcome to the forum
     
  9. El Camino Man

    El Camino Man Thank The Lord For BBFs!

    Easy on the new guy lol
     
  10. seriouscoin1

    seriouscoin1 New Member

    I just replaced the plugs, wires, air filter, PCV, cleaned the MAF and throttle body. I was hitting 220 per tank, and right now I am at 220 with almost a quarter tank left. So something really helped. Plus it idles purty darn smoothe now.
     
  11. 01B3000

    01B3000 ORIGINAL Portable Seizure

    Clinton, a tuner wont work for him, he has a 92, really no computer to tune.
     

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