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Old 09-19-2009, 06:59 PM   #19 (permalink)
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The Red Baron - '00 Ford F-350 XLT
90 day: 27.99 mpg (US)

Impala Phase Zero - '96 Chevrolet Impala SS
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It all depends on how bad you want big results.

You piddle around, you get piddle-around results. To get big results, go big.

You can get 3.00:1 gears for a Maverick. That might help.

Want big results? Go with a diesel and a five or six-speed manual transmission. A M-B OM617 will fit and the turbo versions are indestructible at the 120-150 HP level. You might get a custom bellhousing for a VW TDI.

Diesel + stick easily puts you in the mid-30s.
2000 Ford F-350 SC 4x2 6 Speed Manual
4" Slam
3.08:1 gears and Gear Vendor Overdrive
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