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Old 08-08-2006, 20:42   #1 (permalink)
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hey, is between 15-16l/100km about right for an ED XR6 auto, going on the 68L tank it should give me about...450km to the tank, cheers
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hey, is between 15-16l/100km about right for an ED XR6 auto, going on the 68L tank it should give me about...450km to the tank, cheers
around town its still a little heavy.. you can do better
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Yeah, thats about right.They didnt have the best fuel economy.
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I can do that, if not 14l/100km in my 250 XY, around town, so i'd like to think you should be able to do better
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manual would have better economy.
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Old 08-09-2006, 19:09   #6 (permalink)
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yeh i was thinkin it was about right if not a little heavy, i am thinking about converting it 2 manual but am unsure about the overall cost in doing it
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yeh i was thinkin it was about right if not a little heavy, i am thinking about converting it 2 manual but am unsure about the overall cost in doing it
I have two EL's
the auto driven easily uses 13.5 around town /100 k
the turbo uses in the same condtions athe same , stamp on them and the turbo jums to 27 Litres / .100k :)
maybe you need to drive a little lighter ? and change the air filter ?
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Old 08-11-2006, 02:27   #8 (permalink)
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yeh, i beleive its abit high, i do try and drive only lightly and try not 2 go on and off the gas all da time, would the air filter have a large impact on this? mayb a k&N one might help? cheers
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