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Unread 01-30-2008, 06:24 AM   #1
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New record (for me) on a tank of gas

'02 SE, 2.25"BB, 31's

Got 259.5 miles BEFORE the light came on. 90% of that is city miles. I'm at 267 right now, but got to head to the tanks as soon as I leave the office. Should get close to 270 miles. YMMV

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Unread 01-30-2008, 06:28 AM   #2
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Fill it up and post your mpg
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Unread 01-30-2008, 06:36 AM   #3
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will do...........
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Unread 01-30-2008, 06:40 AM   #4
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i once got 311 miles all hwy.
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Unread 01-30-2008, 07:25 AM   #5
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The most I've ever gotten was 363 all highway, all stock going about 75 the whole way. 19.8 MPG! now its more in the ballpark of 16-17...
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Unread 01-30-2008, 08:24 AM   #6
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I got 165mi on one tank once...
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Unread 01-30-2008, 08:30 AM   #7
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I get around 230 mi before the light goes on, but on my way home, once got 325 before the light came on which was like 22 mpg, but that was stupidly slow. Id rather drive at 75 and get there 4 hours earlier than save 30 dollars in gas.
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Unread 01-30-2008, 09:44 AM   #8
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filled it back up. got 17.6mpg. thought it might be a little better than that.
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Unread 01-30-2008, 10:01 AM   #9
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I get 150 miles per tank in my 07 WK HEMI.
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Unread 01-30-2008, 10:04 AM   #10
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I got 11 mpg earlier in the winter...probably had to do with the fact that it was really cold out, I had it in 4 wheel drive for awhile, and I did a LOT of screwing around in the snow (sliding, donuts, climbing snowbanks, etc...)
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Unread 01-30-2008, 10:22 AM   #11
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I once got 618 miles before the warning light came on. But that was in my Jetta Diesel. That's right, 56MPG.

I wont comment on my CJs Milage.
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Unread 01-30-2008, 10:29 AM   #12
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filled it back up. got 17.6mpg. thought it might be a little better than that.
Thats real good considering it was 90% city.
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Unread 01-30-2008, 10:44 AM   #13
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im getting like 189mi on 17.9ga
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Unread 01-30-2008, 04:50 PM   #14
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My record is 21.8 mpg all stock on highway. I've been trying ever since to repeat it.
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Unread 01-30-2008, 04:55 PM   #15
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im getting something like 12-13 at the moment but thats mostly city driving. last summer on my way home i got something in the ball park of 16-18.
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