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what can you do to get better gas mileage on a 2008 v6

Is there anything i can do to get better gas mileage on a 2008 v6 mustang any advice will help

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Is your car tuned? A tuner, CAI or anything else that increases airflow will yield better gas mileage


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lighter foot...a tuner. CAI. exhaust. new spark plugs. new fuel filter. new wires. new coil back....if you have some miles on here.....keep fluids fresh.
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I changed plugs and wires added a k&n drop in filter and remover the air silencer and i picked up 60 miles to a tank then i adjusted my driving style i try to shift around the 2000 mark unless im merging or passing but all in all i've picked up a max of 80 miles to a tank over stock

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Trade it in and buy a 4 Cylinder

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lighter foot...a tuner. CAI. exhaust. new spark plugs. new fuel filter. new wires. new coil back....if you have some miles on here.....keep fluids fresh.
AMEN There nothing better than that fresh fluid smell!!
Maintenance is key to longevity, Oh and a "Filter-Mag".

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K&N FILTER W/CAI, 70MM THROTTLE BODY SPACER W/OE BODY PORTED TO MATCH.
T-304 STAINLESS SHORTY HEADERS WITH DYNOMAX AXLE BACK. NOT DUALED YET
AMERICAN MUSCLE SCT SF3 TUNER
CROSS DRILLED AND SLOTTED ROTORS W/ WAGNER THERMOQUIET PADS FRONT AND REAR.
COBRA 17'S W/235'S FRONT AND 255'S REAR.
SEQUENTIAL TAILS W/DUAL HALO HEADLIGHTS AND CLEAR FRONT TURN LENS AND A WHOLE LOT OF SMALL TOUCHES THAT MAKE IT MY "ONE OFF"
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Trade it in and buy a 4 Cylinder
Or a 3.7L

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