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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-20-03, 05:41 AM Thread Starter
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Thumbs up 1400km Trip to Perth

Will we made it to Perth from down town Pannawonica in 13hr just on 1460km.
This V8 is just great sit's on 130km all day with a avg fuel used is 10.5lit per 100km.
Fuel could have been better but with wife three kid's and a boot full of crap cramed in and not the mention clowning around with a new four pot Camry for an hour.
The accerultion in 4th gear when over taken at 100kph has to be felt to believe,with what seem's only a flew seconds and she doing 160kph with the speed warning peeping away.
If i lived in the city i would really think about the auto box as changing gears in the city is given me the shits.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-20-03, 05:52 AM
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Hey Davo good to hear you made it safely & in one piece, I used to live in Newman so i know about long trips too.
And i can fully relate to the auto in the city.... My left leg is way bigger than my right..
See ya mate.


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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-20-03, 06:43 PM
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good to hear you had a safe drive

i always had manuals untill my latest car.
i live 200km from perth but after a few trips to the supercars and the odd weekend in perth i got really sick off the manual
now i got auto and cruise much more relaxing.

still got a manual for the odd thrash.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-21-03, 04:11 AM
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That is awesome fuel econony!

95 EF Fairmont 5.0 - Heritage Green - 4 Speed auto with AU S5 - 3.23LSD - 17x8" LWT Wheels - King Superlows - 76mm Cobra MAF - 65mm throttle - BPT Underdrive Pulley Kit - 3" Mandrel-bent Lukey exhaust - Tinted Windows - MP3 CD player - White faced dials.

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