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Old 04-15-2002, 08:22   #1 (permalink)
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Hey boyz, was wondering what sorta milage u get outta yer cars.. my EB1 3.9L MPI does 8.3 Km/L or 12.05 L/100kms and thats mainly highway cycle... this seems excessive too me.
I have just converted from CFI but i still had a big fuel consumption before... anyone got any idea's?? the mechanical side of things is good... doesnt use oil and there is no black smoke of anysorts from the exhaust

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Old 04-15-2002, 09:11   #2 (permalink)
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my trip computer says 12.5L/100KM. (5 speed, MPFI, exhaust, extractors, cam, K&N).
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Old 04-15-2002, 10:12   #3 (permalink)
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My trip computer says 12.7L/100km. It used to be in the low 13s when I was driving in all conditions, now about 85-90% of my driving is high speed highway stuff. I get around at least 600kms to the tank these days, my record was 625kms just the other week! And remember I have an LTD, at least 200kg heavier than the rest of you.

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Old 04-15-2002, 13:22   #4 (permalink)
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No I'll put it better than that. Open road good, round 8 to 9 litres per 100 in a EB2 4.0 auto extractors and cam.

Town....well that's another story. Effing useless.

On the flat around 12-14. Any hilly driving 13-17.

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Old 04-15-2002, 22:28   #5 (permalink)
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I dunno about these litres per 100k's and all that shit, because I don't have a trip computer, and although i could work it out, it wouldn't be very accurate but basically I get off a full tank, around 550k's per tank, with a CPI, 3speed. It's basically all highway runs, but I'm no grandpa when it comes to speed..

So basically, i was pretty happy with the mileage I get.

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