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Old 01-09-2013, 03:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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vristang

My name is Jason and I have a 1987 n/a 2.3 Mustang LX with a manual 5spd.

Currently getting around 26mpg, but starting to get the tune dialed in.

Some things I've changed from stock...
Ranger roller cam
Ranger header
ranger dual plug head & intake
EDIS conversion using a 1993 Lincoln MkVIII computer
Wideband O2
Moates Quarterhorse
Currently the CR is around 9.66:1

The computer change was pretty recent and I still have a lot to do with the tuning.
It should be in the 30-35 range when it's dialed in.

I drive it 115 miles/day.

jason

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Old 01-09-2013, 04:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Look a my mileage on my 1997 Ranger. Mine has the Mazda transmission with a .79 overdrive 5th gear and a 3.45 differental. Works out to about 2200 RPM at 60 MPH. I have an aero cap, smooth wheel covers and a total upper grille block, with Bridgestone Ecopia tires. Best tank so far was over 33 MPG. Last tank was 31.5 in winter temps here (about 40-50 average).

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Old 01-09-2013, 05:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You'll have to edumacate me on "vristang" though!
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:26 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Welcome to the forum.

You'll have to edumacate me on "vristang" though!
I attended a school called vehicle research institute here in wa.
I'm known on several Mustang/Ford boards by that name now, so I'm kinda stuck with it...
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