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Old 10-11-2012, 02:51 PM   #53
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Originally Posted by warneej View Post
I'm impressed you're still getting 23+ MPG...
Mostly highway mileage using cruise control. Its not bad especially since i like making boost.
Originally Posted by Kevastator View Post
How much torque steer when railing on it like that?
It is not to bad. Sometimes in 3rd gear when merging it will break traction going 65-75 and the steering will jerk a little. Makes for a fun time.
Originally Posted by Newkleus View Post
I went to Red McCombs Ford in San Antonio, and said that it takes regular, but the booklet says 91 is recommended and needed to get the horsepower numbers.
91 is recommended for best power out of this engine. It will run on regular though. Ethanol free in my opinion is the best for this motor. Ethanol just lowers the octane around here. I like my 91 Ethanol free. Plus i filled up with 93 that has Ethanol and my mileage is down. 91 without Ethanol i notice i get about 3mpg better.
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