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Old 01-02-2003, 01:40 PM   #1
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I'm looking to improve my gas mileage. I have a bonestock 2000 SSEi. Any suggestions? I was thinking a K&N air filter or if they have the complete intake than I would go with that.

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The only intake custom built for the Series 2 is the ADTR. I think some of the first production run are still available. Email [email protected] or PM 99BonnevilleSE here on the forum.

That should help by 1-2 mpg. Exhaust will help, too, but it'll tempt you to put your foot in it, and waste those savings for pleasure!

What mileage are you getting?
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I'm getting 22 to 23 MPG on the freeway. I drive about 160 to 200 miles a day. Is that normal?
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that sounds low. I get between 26-28 mpg(19-20 city) and I also have no mods on my SSEi.
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I'm getting 30/31 on the Freeway with my current mods. You've got a problem. How long since your O2 sensor was changed? That'll cause you to run too rich, and they have typically been lasting only 50-60k miles.

BTW, that'* with the cruise set at 60/65, which doesn't happen much
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I just bought the car it has 35,400 miles on it. To be honest I never check the air filter so maybe it is really dirty. Hopefully that its
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I only got 24 mpg. and I had to really baby it too, I was really easy on her. But thats all the gas milegage I got.
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Houston, we have a problem. You should be getting at least 29 in that car. Time to start tinkering, Tutu.
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I'm not sure what I get but I've been saving alot of gas lately . I had a custom intake but I rip it off and put back the gutted airbox on . It'* alot quieter. I also have a dynomax mufler and AC delco plugs . I have a light foot right now due to alot of personal issues that I have in my life right now , I can't afford to die in a car accident !I now this is kinda off topic but this has been the only time I felt when I was ready to talk like this . I'm sure Will understands ! Anyway , my car is running great right now and It'* gonna be a B Y
Guys please be careful on the road !
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Congratulations Ariel!

What are you gonna name him? Sebastian?

(that'* really funny for those of you familiar with the little mermaid!)
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