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Old 03-25-2005, 01:27 PM   #1
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Coming home last night averaging 80mph with little traffic, travelling a total of 155 miles, I was able to pull off 31.6 MPG!!

That'* my new personal best. I've seen upwards of 34, but never on a long trip like this.

Contributing factors may have been the warmer weather, and my ported exhaust manifolds.
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nice dude!!! i did a trip from boca raton to tampa once, 350miles one way.. and i got to around 315miles give or take at a half of a tank.... doin 75-80 it was nice! dont member the MPG but it was good.
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Coming home last night averaging 80mph with little traffic, travelling a total of 155 miles, I was able to pull off 31.6 MPG!!

That'* my new personal best. I've seen upwards of 34, but never on a long trip like this.

Contributing factors may have been the warmer weather, and my ported exhaust manifolds.
Damn....An SC 3800 doing as good as a NA'd 3800....lol Those are good numbers..

I get between 29-33 depending on my foot...lol

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Gotta love hwy driving! Momentum
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that is cool
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Gotta love hwy driving! Momentum
Gotta love the Rora,man I wish my bonne had a setup like that , Thats awsome Sol,I guess I have good things to look forward to when I get my pem'*
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show offs! all i saw was 24-26. the tempo now, thats a different story. you ready for this? 14mpg in town and 13 on the road @ 80mph w/ a 20mph head wind/tail wind <turned around and came back> on flattish turf.
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I get about 24mpg in my STE and about 29 or so in the Lumina. My dad, when he still had stock gears, used to see around 37 or so on the freeway...not bad for a car that was at the time ~375hp. Especially considering the weight of the car and passengers when this mileage was achieved was probably right around 4000lbs.

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Gotta love hwy driving! Momentum
Gotta love the Rora,man I wish my bonne had a setup like that , Thats awsome Sol,I guess I have good things to look forward to when I get my pem'*
There goes Jim showing off his DIC again. I like how there'* seperate buttons for each function of the DIC though. Mine just has a select button --> and a select button \/ to browse through the menus. my personal best so far has been 34 MPG @ an average of 75 MPH. On my day to day driving I'm getting 25.5 MPG @ an average of 37 MPH.
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I pulled off 27 MPG at a sustained speed of 90MPH constant for 240 miles. Best ever there.
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