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Old 02-23-2012, 09:53 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Location: Minneapolis
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Ford Ranger - '97 Ford Ranger XLT 4x4
90 day: 21.28 mpg (US)
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Update. Been driving the truck for the last year and a half and it has been trouble free. I use it when parking, turning street corners, and clover leafs. I have not added power steering fluid; simply turning it on with some regularity keeps it from overflowing.

I would not recommend fancy electronics to automate turning it on or off. The 'power assist' turns on and off instantly, and it comes down to safety: I need to know I am turning it on or off as the effort required to steer is suddenly and drastically different.

My best tank of gas was 24 mpg's... on a 4x4 extended cab!
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