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Old 05-11-2005, 09:56 PM   #31
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Nope. Mine is almost always 1/2 or more. Usually don't let it go past 1/2 a tank.
If you think about it, it doesn't cost you anymore to keep filling it up to full, than it does to fill it up to half a tank when you're on empty.
Actually it costs you more to do that since you're carrying around more unnecessary weight. But, I'm with you, I pretty much do the same. Letting the tank get bone dry is hard on the pump.
Thats true... All of my pumps are still original... And at the same time, after the storms we had here last year, I keep them at about 1/2 or above... Must be a mind thing...

The 91 Bonnie

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Now when I was going through North Carolina( Gotta love standstill roadwork ).... My fuel gage was on the line(E) and I still had to drive about 20 miles to find a gas station... I had to put 17.2 gallons into an 18 gallon tank...lol( I have never repeated that LMAO ) The below pic to this day still freaks me out...lol


Toasted.... I love this pic bud...

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Old 05-11-2005, 11:01 PM   #32
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i think thats a compliment, but im not sure so ill just take it as one and say THANK YOU

for the record.. that was 16.2gallons to fill from that point.
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i think thats a compliment, but im not sure so ill just take it as one and say THANK YOU

for the record.. that was 16.2gallons to fill from that point.
Yeah I was waayyyy down on fuel... The gage was as far down as it was going to go pretty much and the Ding ding ding was driving me nuts...LMAO... I found a mom and pop gas station( Thank God for that sort of ) drove 300 more miles on bad gas... Stopped for a bite and refueled with 93octane BP... That cured it...

Yes it was a compliment...

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luckily since i dont have the stock radio i lost the chimes so i dont have to hear dinging.. lol
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luckily since i dont have the stock radio i lost the chimes so i dont have to hear dinging.. lol
Ha ha.... The chime in the newer cars is the stereo...LOL

In the older bonnies we get the luxury of a chime module

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I was thinking about this thread on the way to work this mrning (100 miles and just down to 3/4 tank) and I remembered the most f'ed up gauges on any car I've ever owned.

My Sr year of HS I bought a 66 Beetle. Later my dad and I picked up a 64 as a parts car. Me, being an "adventurous" kid with his first car in his name came up with a "great" idea. I took the gas tank from the 64 and stacked it on top of the original tank in the 66. Set 'em up to be one, big, 2 compartment tank. But I only used the gas gauge on the bottom tank. I could go up to two weeks before the gauge ever left full...
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ive gone 180 miles and im at JUST over a half tank
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Sounds like what I do as well, unless I hot foot it real bad...lol

Sounds like you are doing 23-25 MPG?

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That hot footing thing is a problem...hehe
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That hot footing thing is a problem...hehe
The reason I have no SC...lol... I'd be badly addicted to the whine.... The gas gage would drop faster than the boost gage would go up....LMAO

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