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  1. Fuelin’ Around: Ford Facing Legal Fracas Over Efficiency Claims

    News
    The new Ford Ranger only went on sale in January, but the midsize pickup is already the focus of a class-action lawsuit. The  complaint , filed earlier this week, alleges the Blue Oval “deliberately miscalculated and misrepresented factors used in vehicle certification testing in order to report...
  2. Forum Fix: Better MPG, PLZ

    News
    Welcome to our new series Forum Fix. Each installment takes a look at a great example of your fellow forum users seeking help to resolve a tricky repair or upgrade to their Mustang. We’ll dive into the issue and how forum users were able to help provide a solid answer. Today we’re catching up...
  3. Best Fuel Economy Shift Points

    2015+ 5.0 Mustang Talk
    Yep, we're talking fuel economy with a 5.0. Get your laughs out of your system. But in all seriousness, as far as manual shifting goes, what are the best RPM's for each shift point? If it makes any difference, I have a 2017 with the performance pack (full disclaimer: new to stick, and new to...
  4. Duct Tape is Integral to the 2018 Mustang...

    News
    When it comes to wind tunnel data, not every change translates to the real world. Ford dynamics engineer Mike Del Zio was doing high-speed laps in a Mustang prototype, but the car wasn't responding in corners the way he wanted it to. The wind tunnel data said one thing, but the real-world...
  5. 2015 GT real life fuel consumption average for DD?

    2015+ 5.0 Mustang Talk
    Hi, I was wondering what average fuel consumption owners of the 2015 GT have been getting for a Daily Drive from the GT? I know we don't buy a mustang for fuel economy and I have already ordered mine, but I just want to have an idea of what to expect in terms of fuelling costs per month :)...
  6. Is it worth the money swapping a C4 automatic to T5 manual?

    Classic Talk
    So my dad owns a 1967 Fastback with a 302 engine (a 1968 engine, I don't know what happened). We both really like to drive around in it. However, now the crankshaft bearings are worn out and we need the engine to be rebuilt... An option we're considering at the moment is to swap the C4...
  7. 1990 LX 5.0 - Best mods for performance, fuel economy and driveabality?

    5.0L Tech
    No one really has a list I could find. I am swapping a 5.0 w/ T5 trans in my 1990 Notchback. Picked up an almost complete swap for $600 from a guy going to LS1. I want a good balance of performance, fuel economy and driveability since this car is my daily driver about 60 miles round trip, 4...
  8. Option Packages Effect on Mustang MPGs

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    Happy 2013, 'Stang Fanatics! I tested a 2013 Mustang V6 Premium not so long ago and came up with some interesting MPG results. After taking a look at the specs, I began working on the theory that specific option packages can have a direct impact on fuel economy. These changes are not reflected...
  9. Best 2007 CAI Questions

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    First post here, so haiya everybody. I haven't been a "car guy" until lately, so really all of my experience has just been reading online. I searched this topic on the site, and concluded that the "C&L" was the best CAI around for the V6. But there are a few C&L CAI's (Street, Racer, Standard)...
  10. favorite gas brand and grade

    2.3L Talk
    Recently started taking notice of my fuel efficiency and decided to try sticking to a brand for a while. I landed on shell since it is convenient and I've heard good things about it. I am curious what everyone else uses, as well as the best grade to use (i have a 1990 stock 2.3l). Also, I have...
  11. 1990 Mustang LX Convertible 2.3L, Charcoal Canister necessary?

    2.3L Tech
    So I recently put a short ram intake on my mustang. Removed the stock intake, which was connected to the (charcoal canister?). My Question is, do I rlly need this connected? I want decent gas mileage as money's tight, but I love my intake. If this needs to be connected, is there a way to...
  12. 87 vs 93 octane fuel

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Random question, but I was driving my car the other day and realized that I needed to get some gas soon. Is there any benefit to using 93 octane on a COMPLETELY stock mustang vs 87 octane? Just wondering. Thanks!
  13. Hello! new member in Mexico

    Introductions
    Hello there, finally after years waiting i bought my '94 mustang (i graduate in '94;)) and it's really a great car! i live in Sonora, Mexico (south of Arizona) and i hope to meet some other mustang enthusiast near me. i'm interested in * fuel economy * replacement parts * service and...
  14. A Proven Way to Increase MPG

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    How to Increase Your Gas Mileage on Your Vehicle | A Thing for Cars I have been using this method for 2 years now, and the mustang shows no problems. Every fill-up my fuel economy improves by 20-30%. I used to get 24 mpg on the highway and now I get 28-30 mpg. Try It! How to Increase Your Gas...
  15. A Proven Way to Increase MPG

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    How to Increase Your Gas Mileage on Your Vehicle | A Thing for Cars I have been using this method for 2 years now, and the mustang shows no problems. Every fill-up my fuel economy improves by 20-30%. I used to get 24 mpg on the highway and now I get 28-30 mpg. Try It! How to Increase Your Gas...
  16. 1999 Mustang GT AUTOtranny in need of GEARS! What are the pros and cons...

    4.6L Tech
    I am debating between 3.73s and 4.10s... but I want to keep fuel economy AND still kick ass at the track :laughlitt... I mean are 4.10s terrible in high end RPMs?
  17. 1985 Thunderbird, rough idle and hesitation driving

    5.0L Tech
    i need some help here if anyone knows....i have a 1985 thunderbird with the 5.0 motor in it....it has the tbi or cfi crap...ok now i have this problem when i drive slowly or not giving it alot of gas it will stumble or sputter then i have to give it more gas then it rides fine ...2 times it...
  18. 2004 Mustang Terrible fuel economy (14mpg at best)

    V6 Tech
    Hey guys, I bought my 2004 mustang a few months ago with only 28000 miles on it and I have been noticing the fuel economy being far worse that expected. I drive in the suburbs and am getting 13-14 mpg. I've tried driving with all the tips on how to save gas and then driving the fun way and it...
  19. 1990 Mustang GT Im getting terrible MPGs stock

    5.0L Tech
    Ive had my mustang for a month now and all I have left for it before the winter kicks in is replacing the clutch with just some interior work after that. I would love the damn car more if it didn't get 13mpg 90% highway though. Engine is all stock, just H-pipe flowmasters. Now I noticed...
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