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post #2 of (permalink) Old 07-03-05, 01:02 AM
Austin Shackles
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Re: Disco V8 fuel consumption.

On or around Sun, 3 Jul 2005 09:36:42 +0300, "Pantelis Giamarellos"
<[email protected]> enlightened us thusly:

> People Hi,
>I would be extremely obliged if you could provide me with a rough figure of
>how many miles a 3.9 V8 engine Discovery could make on a fuel tank.
>A friend here in Greece gets around 200 miles (up to 230 occasionally) and I
>think this is pretty low.

you've got a 90 litre tank. 20 gallons, for them of us that think in
gallons still. The 3.5i here does about 18 mpg on petrol, and thus would
get about 360 miles per tankful. 3.9s are normally reckoned to do a bit
better, but it depends how and where you drive, obviously.

Austin Shackles. my opinions are just that
"Quos deus vult perdere, prius dementat" Euripedes, quoted in
Boswell's "Johnson".
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