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Old 01-28-2009, 08:33 PM   #1
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bad gas millage suggestions?

my 86 toyota 4wd gets terrable gas mileage and lacks a lot of power
for the gas mileage i just changed the sparkplugs and wires and a new fuel filter and the gas mileage is still crap like 8-10 mpg crap
and as far as power goes the motor was rebuilt in may of 03 and ive put between 10,000-15,000 sence the rebuild

the truck has a 22r and it has 216,000 miles on her but i wanna keep her running as long as i can

any help?
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Old 01-28-2009, 08:35 PM   #2
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Air filter, catlytic converter?
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Air filter, catlytic converter?
new and cleaned
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Old 01-28-2009, 08:38 PM   #4
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Maybe the carb?
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Old 01-28-2009, 08:39 PM   #5
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Maybe the carb?
cleaned real good with carb cleaner at the same time as the new plugs and fuel filter
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Old 01-28-2009, 08:40 PM   #6
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im stumped on it man
i think the only thing i havet done was seafoam it
but i wanted to see if there was anything i missed befor i do that
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Old 01-28-2009, 08:43 PM   #7
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I wonder if a locked up ebrake would do that...sorry I'm kinda tired and trying to think and its not working out very well...
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Old 01-28-2009, 08:46 PM   #8
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Sorry I really didn't help. Good luck with the fix hopefully its something simple and easy...love those old pickups I have an 87 myself that isnt running...
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I wonder if a locked up ebrake would do that...sorry I'm kinda tired and trying to think and its not working out very well...
the e-brake dosent really work (i might need some new break shoes???)
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Sorry I really didn't help. Good luck with the fix hopefully its something simple and easy...love those old pickups I have an 87 myself that isnt running...
yea i love my 86 it pretty muck just a hunting truck tho but in the 12 years its been in the family it has only been stuck 1 time
but one day hopefully i can restore him and the day i finish restoring it imma tear him up im some mud
imma go till somthing breaks
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yea i love my 86 it pretty muck just a hunting truck tho but in the 12 years its been in the family it has only been stuck 1 time
but one day hopefully i can restore him and the day i finish restoring it imma tear him up im some mud
imma go till somthing breaks
I wish I could do that right now...the older trucks are so fun to drive but feel a little underpowered after driving my v6 tacoma or driving my moms v8 sequoia.
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I wish I could do that right now...the older trucks are so fun to drive but feel a little underpowered after driving my v6 tacoma or driving my moms v8 sequoia.
yea i know what u mean
but ive been thinking of putting a 1st gen supercharged taco motor in her
but id rather put a new supercharged 22r from lceigenerring
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