What can i do to get better gas millage for my 1989 ford f-150?

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Asked by Jan 02, 2012 at 09:30 PM about the 1989 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it has a 4.9l stright 6 engine and four wheel drive. it only has 56,000 miles on it. all original miles.

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3,145

new air and fuel filter,plugs and wires.if u havent already.

1,355

dont be a leadfoot, install an vacuum gauge and teach yourself better driving habits

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it already has a full ingtion tune up done. oil is to be changed again in the next 1000 miles. i dont drive over 60 and down shift at every big hill. oh and yes i do mean a manual trans 5 speed. im was woundering if there was any bolt on stuff that would work. i have a lmc truck mag for my truck and they show a header system that is proclamed to increase horsepower by 20% and mpg by 10%. but im not for sure if it will truly increase my mpg. so i dont want to buy any thing unless i have hard fact proof.

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1,355

keep your tires properly inflated ALWAYS, you can get the head port matched and polished, that helps

3,145

the six is a very good motor but theres not much you can do about the gas milage.

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If you do the headers you will want to put an aftermarket air filter. Also use synthetic oils in your engine and axles.

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