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Old 05-12-2005, 04:06 PM   #51
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He'* nutty, don't ask.

harsh Jason, I'm hurt.
It'll hurt less if you cruise by the gas station he'* filling up at and honk the horn a few times then WOT.

(Glad I didn't pull out My Cousin Vinny Pesci impression and ask if you were using magic gas.)
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at least twice a week on my way to work, I do a WOT straight up to 100 mph. Half way in between my commute, there is a stop sign in the middle of nowhere. The SC is still there, at least my boost gauge pegs. Nate and Gordy saw my gas gauge sitting at half with 350 on the trip.
30mpg isn't uneard of. I get that at 80mph with the cruise on for long freeway trips, but if you're actually doing sprints to 100 like you say you are, you're either driving like a granny the rest of the time AND extremely lucky, or your calculator is stuck on metric.
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at least twice a week on my way to work, I do a WOT straight up to 100 mph. Half way in between my commute, there is a stop sign in the middle of nowhere. The SC is still there, at least my boost gauge pegs. Nate and Gordy saw my gas gauge sitting at half with 350 on the trip.
30mpg isn't uneard of. I get that at 80mph with the cruise on for long freeway trips, but if you're actually doing sprints to 100 like you say you are, you're either driving like a granny the rest of the time AND extremely lucky, or your calculator is stuck on metric.
i get 250 miles out of the full half of my tank and i get about 75 miles out of the empty half of the tank.....gay design
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at least twice a week on my way to work, I do a WOT straight up to 100 mph. Half way in between my commute, there is a stop sign in the middle of nowhere. The SC is still there, at least my boost gauge pegs. Nate and Gordy saw my gas gauge sitting at half with 350 on the trip.
30mpg isn't uneard of. I get that at 80mph with the cruise on for long freeway trips, but if you're actually doing sprints to 100 like you say you are, you're either driving like a granny the rest of the time AND extremely lucky, or your calculator is stuck on metric.
i get 250 miles out of the full half of my tank and i get about 75 miles out of the empty half of the tank.....gay design
I suspec that'* exactly how he'* calculating. When the needle hits half, he'* assuming 9 gallons and doing the math. No offense, Sonoma, but something is goofy, and it ain't your car. That claim is going to cause you some grief, simply because it'* so far out of the realm of REMOTE possibility (as stated).
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Sounds like people need to go back to Page 1 of this thread and read my post regarding the tank and guage design....
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at least twice a week on my way to work, I do a WOT straight up to 100 mph. Half way in between my commute, there is a stop sign in the middle of nowhere. The SC is still there, at least my boost gauge pegs. Nate and Gordy saw my gas gauge sitting at half with 350 on the trip.
30mpg isn't uneard of. I get that at 80mph with the cruise on for long freeway trips, but if you're actually doing sprints to 100 like you say you are, you're either driving like a granny the rest of the time AND extremely lucky, or your calculator is stuck on metric.
i get 250 miles out of the full half of my tank and i get about 75 miles out of the empty half of the tank.....gay design
I suspec that'* exactly how he'* calculating. When the needle hits half, he'* assuming 9 gallons and doing the math. No offense, Sonoma, but something is goofy, and it ain't your car. That claim is going to cause you some grief, simply because it'* so far out of the realm of REMOTE possibility (as stated).
I now the top half is "bigger" than the bottom half. I don't equate half a tank to 9 gals. But how do you explain 450 to 500 miles on a tank?
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at least twice a week on my way to work, I do a WOT straight up to 100 mph. Half way in between my commute, there is a stop sign in the middle of nowhere. The SC is still there, at least my boost gauge pegs. Nate and Gordy saw my gas gauge sitting at half with 350 on the trip.
30mpg isn't uneard of. I get that at 80mph with the cruise on for long freeway trips, but if you're actually doing sprints to 100 like you say you are, you're either driving like a granny the rest of the time AND extremely lucky, or your calculator is stuck on metric.
i get 250 miles out of the full half of my tank and i get about 75 miles out of the empty half of the tank.....gay design
I suspec that'* exactly how he'* calculating. When the needle hits half, he'* assuming 9 gallons and doing the math. No offense, Sonoma, but something is goofy, and it ain't your car. That claim is going to cause you some grief, simply because it'* so far out of the realm of REMOTE possibility (as stated).
I now the top half is "bigger" than the bottom half. I don't equate half a tank to 9 gals. But how do you explain 450 to 500 miles on a tank?
Your math. What you're claiming is physically impossible.
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400 miles, using all 18 gallons, is 22.2 MPG - Doable. I got 20.?? MPG City on my last tank using the Acetone trick.
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Not that simple. Simply accellerating to 30 mph takes an enourmous amount of fuel in comparison.
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What I was trying to imply on my post was that 400 miles on a tank is doable, BUT, even using all 18 gallons, you'd have to be getting 22.22222..... MPG. Normal driving, to average that, you'd have to be getting about (no math in this figure) 25 MPG city and highway combined. In my warped little mind, that too is doable. But the car would have to be running just about flawlessly

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