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Old 03-29-2012, 09:32 PM   #36
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I get 19 city, with CAI, brenspeed 91, 410s and off road x pipe, I drive hard at least twice a day
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Where do u live that gas is that cheap
3.35 now
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:56 PM   #38
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Re: Obtaining better fuel economy?

It's a big difference driving a 2006 Mustang GT and a 2012 Mustang V6. I was originally going to get a 2012 but didn't love it. I miss the sounds of the V8. I don't mean to talk bad on the V6 by no means but I consider myself lucky. I found a 2006 Mustang GT Roush Stage 1 for 17K
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It's a big difference driving a 2006 Mustang GT and a 2012 Mustang V6. I was originally going to get a 2012 but didn't love it. I miss the sounds of the V8. I don't mean to talk bad on the V6 by no means but I consider myself lucky. I found a 2006 Mustang GT Roush Stage 1 for 17K
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Thank you. I just couldn't pass up on that deal.
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Thank you. I just couldn't pass up on that deal.
U did well
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Old 03-31-2012, 07:13 AM   #42
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Wyoming lol
It's. $3.63 in Missouri.
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Old 03-31-2012, 09:45 AM   #43
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Better than Kansas. It's 3.75
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Old 03-31-2012, 10:54 AM   #44
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Y'all have it made its 4.44 in California!!!!!
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Y'all have it made its 4.44 in California!!!!!
Dang!! AND you have to meet emissions that blows!!
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Well I'm moving back to Nebraska so I don't care about emissions
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Old 03-31-2012, 02:05 PM   #47
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It's almost $4.70 up here in Northern California -___-
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Old 04-03-2012, 09:27 AM   #48
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Re: Obtaining better fuel economy?

I have an 05 GT w/ 71k miles on it, automatic

I typically get 16-19mpg in town, 28+ mpg if I'm cruising at 60 with nice weather, and get 24-26mpg on the interstate

I changed it to synthetic oil and added an aftermarket intake which I'm sure helps it a little bit as well.

And we're at 4.30/gallon for the bottom stuff here in the chicago 'burbs and 4.80+ downtown. highest national average yay!
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Old 04-03-2012, 01:12 PM   #49
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Re: Obtaining better fuel economy?

Which intake did you get? I'm probably going to go ahead and order one from AM... just not sure if I should get an intake, or an intake + tuner combo (considering this is my daily driver).

Gas is hovering around $4.60 here right now... almost $5 in San Francisco.
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Buying new is overrated.... Buy em used (get tuner and intake for the price of one new) and pay steeda,bama...ect for the tune ($65) you will come out way ahead...
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Old 04-03-2012, 01:19 PM   #51
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Re: Obtaining better fuel economy?

mine is a non-tune, someday in the future i will tune it.

this is what i put on: Amazon.com: S&B 75-5003 Cold Air Intake Kit Ford Mustang GT V8 4.6L (Cleanable, 8-ply Cotton Filter): Automotive
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Buying new is overrated.... Buy em used (get tuner and intake for the price of one new) and pay steeda,bama...ect for the tune ($65) you will come out way ahead...
I'll look into buying used, I actually never thought of that. Thanks!

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mine is a non-tune, someday in the future i will tune it.

this is what i put on: Amazon.com: S&B 75-5003 Cold Air Intake Kit Ford Mustang GT V8 4.6L (Cleanable, 8-ply Cotton Filter): Automotive
Looks good, thanks! I was looking at AFE Mustang Cold Air Intake Kit (05-09 GT) 54-10293 - Free Shipping! which looks right for the price.
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Old 04-03-2012, 04:17 PM   #53
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Every thing on my car is used lol... Only thing I would buy new is bottom end... Other than that everything is used including tires than way when I feel like taking her sideways for 3 blocks it lays down black marks not green
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Every thing on my car is used lol... Only thing I would buy new is bottom end... Other than that everything is used including tires than way when I feel like taking her sideways for 3 blocks it lays down black marks not green
If I'm ever in Texas I'm racing that Craigslist monster
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Lol far from a "monster" but you better get a 220mm cai otherwise I will b in front of you by a school bus or two
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Y'all have it made its 4.44 in California!!!!!
Ugh I love Cali but the gas prices and emissions standards are killin me!
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Re: Obtaining better fuel economy?

I don't worry about it too much if I high MPG was my goal I would not have bought a Stang. I don't find it too bad mid 20s mixed highway/city only Mods where actually installed by dealer before I bought it It has a Ford Racing Power Pack 2005-2009 MUSTANG GT POWER UPGRADE PACKAGE | Part Details for M-FR1-MGT1 | Ford Racing Performance Parts

But I only drive the Mustang during my play time I drive my work Van (diesel) all week that is where I try and gain MPG less spent on fuel for work the more I can spend on Mods for the stang
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I don't worry about it too much if I high MPG was my goal I would not have bought a Stang. I don't find it too bad mid 20s mixed highway/city only Mods where actually installed by dealer before I bought it It has a Ford Racing Power Pack 2005-2009 MUSTANG GT POWER UPGRADE PACKAGE | Part Details for M-FR1-MGT1 | Ford Racing Performance Parts

But I only drive the Mustang during my play time I drive my work Van (diesel) all week that is where I try and gain MPG less spent on fuel for work the more I can spend on Mods for the stang
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Old 04-06-2012, 04:28 PM   #59
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Keep ur car clean and smooth .. Less friction less resistance better fuel economy
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Every thing on my car is used lol... Only thing I would buy new is bottom end... Other than that everything is used including tires than way when I feel like taking her sideways for 3 blocks it lays down black marks not green
I would pay to see this done without exceeding 2500 RPM...lol
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Good lord!!! I average 22.4 city.... But I have bolt ons and 93 octane race tune so that makes the car more efficient.... After I install the long tubes and cmdp and pullies and chaining my tune over to the 93 octane street tune I'm expecting to be right at 30 mpg (hwy)

I also baby this car.... Never shift over 2500 rpm
I find this hard to believe on a race tune. 22MPG city is awesome! What consists of your 'city driving'? I live in Philadelphia and my route to work is minimal city driving and stock I would get 16 city and 22-23 Highway.

Now, 93 Race tune, I get 12-14 city and 20 highway.

I averaged 18 per tank stock and I average 15 now.

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Don't because I think my tune is all wrong... I don't think the car feels right... And when I switch between the different tunes the race tune has the best mpgs... It's weird...
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