I have a '00 Ranger with a blown 3.0 v6, is there any kind of engine i could pop in there to increase the mpg??

Asked by Nov 21, 2012 at 10:56 AM about the 2000 Ford Ranger

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

5 Answers

2.5L 4 cylinder was available that year, they are all Mazda transmissions should swap

@ DavidH25 Thanks man, i shall try that...


The 2.5L often gives worse MPG's because it was under so much strain! I would just put another 3.0 in... The 3.0's struggled enough in those little trucks and the 2.5's barely moved them.


I would try to remap the Computer. See if you can gain MPG that way.

@ James, how could i remap the computer??

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