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  1. 2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Hi, I recently got into a wreck with my 99 v6 Mustang. I am thinking about replacing it with an 05-09 model. I have found a 2005 that I like for about $6,000, but it has 140,000 miles on it. Would that be pretty high mileage for those years? My 99 only has 85,000 on it, and I'm not really sure...
  2. Classic Tech
    My 1968 mustang mileage is terrible. It only gets about 3 mpg. How car I get it better
  3. 2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    Just wondering if I should be concerned about having my rear gears swapped after 35K miles on 2.73's? Is there any reason to avoid drivetrain mods due to mileage? Also, does anyone know of a good gear shop in Central Illinois? Thanks
  4. 2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    i have 2010 v6 4.0 liter mustang first off, the display which shows how many miles to empty always changes. for instance, it will say 120 miles to empty when i filled it to half a tank, i will drive 2 miles and the following day it will say 90 miles to empty!! also, the gas meter ALWAYS...
  5. Introductions
    I have a 2003 GT convertible in Florida. Done all maintenance intervals and oil changes just on time. It ' s been a great car for me, reliable. I now have 130,000 miles and concerned to go on long trips, I stay within 1 1/2 hrs of home. Not sure if I keep it or while I can get some dollars...
  6. Classic Tech
    Hey, me again! I have a 1968 mustang with a 302 650 holly on mid rise edlebrock intake with an isky cam, grind height is 270. will be running synthetic oil to reduce friction and prolong engine life. and is hooked up to a ford 9 inch limited slip differential. with a c4 automatic transmission...
  7. 2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    As the title says, my 2007 V6 Mustang Convertible is getting mediocre gas mileage. Not poor, but not as much as I feel I should be getting. I am getting ~17 mpg in my car with my driving being about 50% city and 50% interstate. My father owns a 2008 Mustang Convertible GT with the V8 and his...
  8. SVT Cobra Talk
    Ok so ive had my gt for 3 months now, like i said it has 235k miles. RUNS LIKE ITS BRAND NEW! So i want everyone to know the 4.6 motor is durable as heck and as long as you change the oil every 5-10k miles and dont beat it up too bad, it will last. Can anybody beat my record for miles? haha
  9. 2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    I don't know if anyone else happens to have this issue, but when I stop to get gas, I reset the trip meter so that I can watch my mileage. I drive to wherever my destination may be 5, 10, 15 miles. I turn the car off and it doesn't matter how long I let it sit, a few seconds or hours, when I...
  10. V6 Tech
    Ever since I bought this car a couple of months ago I been getting bad gas mileage. The car has just about 103000 miles on it now. The last time before I filled it up, I tried to ride it out as long as I could and it did something weird. The "Low Fuel" light went on and the meter was nearly on...
  11. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Is this possible? It seems like I can literally see my gas gauge going down. I've noticed that previously, my car shifted out of 1st at around 20mph, then if I jumped on it around 30-40 it had some amazing pull/torque/acceleration, almost scarey and then, there was always a "cruise" to it, on...
  12. V6 Talk
    Hey guys, I've got a 99 V6, and I was planning on doing some minor mods to it. I was just wondering what the difference in mileage is like, from people who have performed similar modifications. The mods I'm thinking about making are as follows: K&N brand CAI GT takeoff duallie exhaust...
  13. 4.6L Talk
    I have about 110k miles and full bolt ons. Never got around to tuning it. I figured I would get a dyno tune just to see some before and afters. But I know they go full throttle. And I am wary that something may go wrong on the dyno. I have an insanely clean engine, with regular fluid changes...
  14. V6 Talk
    My car is a daily driver, yet i have a cold air intake and my car is tuned with an sct tuner, i dont drive with a heavy foot and i dont usually rev past 2000 RPM before shifts. Even in these conditions my car gets around 14mpg and its a 3.8L v6 engine, i recently changed the fuel filter and...
  15. 2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    My 4.0 just rolled over 61,000 miles its an 05 and its never seen winter, oil changes have always been done on time with synthetic oil and most of them Ive done myself (except when im crazy busy) Ive changed the rear end oil, replaced spark plugs and wires and added a few mods. My question is...
  16. 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. Wheels and Tires
    So the current tires (continental contitouring) on my '95 stang are quickly coming to the end of their life and I've been trying to decide on a decent set of all season tires to throw on to replace them. I'd like something that can handle wet weather and maybe even a little snow/ice (if...
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