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Old 08-28-2005, 02:30 PM   #1
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has anyone seen a difference b/w the 2?
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has anyone seen a difference b/w the 2?
The Mitsu 3.8 is rated at 262 Hp I think... But it chews up a good bit of fuel...

Anyone have some ratings on the Mitsu 3.8? I also believe that the car is a bit chunky...

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the Mivetc or what ever it is in the 06 eclipse has 262 hp and 260 ftlb of torque

the C&D test over 300 miles only got 15 mpg
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the Mivetc or what ever it is in the 06 eclipse has 262 hp and 260 ftlb of torque

the C&D test over 300 miles only got 15 mpg
Thats pretty bad considering that most bonnies don't do that bad even when you rag on them..

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Mine sucks gas and hauls ***.....but will never be sure why it sux gas.
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15 mpg. Eats more gas than a v8!!!!
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15 mpg. Eats more gas than a v8!!!!
I think my Uncle gets about 15 mpg in his GMC 1500 with a 5300 V8... 7mpg when he tows his trailer...

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The GM 3.9 is just shortly behind with 240 HP, and I'm sure it gets hella better milage too.
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The GM 3.9 is just shortly behind with 240 HP, and I'm sure it gets hella better milage too.
ya with the VVT it makes a big difference
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Did the 06'* come out yet. I haven't seen one on the road yet
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