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Old 01-30-2004, 12:14 AM   #1
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I gotta say, I'm extremely pleased. I'm getting an average of 26 mpg, (actually had a little over 28 mpg on this last tank), and it has run perfectly. It doesn't consume any fluids and as it turns out, doesn't leak either. When I bought it, I thought it did, but apparently someone spilled a whole bunch of oil on it before.....hmmm.

Anyhow, most importantly, when I get out of hte car at the end of the day, I'm not road wearrie...

Initial price, and then parts and elbow grease, I have almost $4,000 in it right now, which isn't too bad IMO. I think I would be hard pressed to improve on a car that has what this Bonnie has to offer for the same price.
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26 mpg ...well done .. i will never ever see those numbers..untill new car time in a long long time. Have fun with all that gas! haha.
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gas mileage, whats gas mileage?
I think my park avenue had that option
LMAO!!
26 mpg is awesome!
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dont these cars get better milage than that on the highway, i can take mine from my home here in springfield to nashville tennessee with a full tank of gas, give or take a few miles
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Nice work. Gotta love the efficiency of the Series II
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Well I drive a grand total of about 8 miles a day that'* not on the highway. So the rest of the 180 mile a day trips are all on the free, no stop and go or anything like that.

It'* weird, in the mornings, I get all of hte way to Tucson before the thermostat even opens up. Quite strange indeed.
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Alot better than I was getting, did 1500 miles in 4 days around christmas,I was lucky to get 23MPG, its was pretty cold though too.
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It'* been cold here too lately. We've even had frost and other than today, it hasn't broken 70 in a week!
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i don't know if i could even break 20mpg if i tried.. maybe like 300 straight highway miles.. haha
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Really, 20? I mean, our IROC Z with an L98 gets 22 to 25 mpg on a regular basis......but of course that'* with my wife driving it on the freeway and not me driving it.
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