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post #1 of 24 Old 01-30-2008, 10:18 AM Thread Starter
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What's your LOWEST mpg to date?

I just picked up my 2001 SE, and I'm curious as to what kinda mileage these things actually get. I've noticed that a lot of them vary between 12-20mpg. What's the absolute worst you've ever seen? On the trail, off the trail, highway?

i've seen 6mpg in my BMW 540i at a track day.
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post #2 of 24 Old 01-30-2008, 10:22 AM
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I get 0 mpg when I idle....
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Negative mpg when idle & rolling downhill.
Once at the top of a mountain, I turned the Jeep off, put it neutral and coasted down a 10 mile descent going 50+. When I started the it back up, I had 1/4 tank more than I started with.

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I got 12mgh then 15mpg on my last two tanks in my 4banger.

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I got zero MPG the time I put in a gallon of gas before I realized that I had disconnected the filler hose while removing a body lift.

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After wheeling, I'm usually in the 5 GPM range.

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GPM? Gallons per mile? hehe.

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Something like 9.9 mpg, I got caught in traffic in a snowstorm.

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When I first got my Mustang it was carburated and it was running pig-rich. You could floor it and watch the gas needle move.
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