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Old 05-22-2006, 09:28 PM   #1
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So on my way back to RIT with my car I followed close to the speed limit and managed a personal best mpg of 28mpg.

On the contrary, between a few short trips, a lot of hard accelerations, and maybe a few fast accelerations against another vehicle and about 85 high way miles (50 of which were with all windows down and above the speed limit), I pulled whooping 15.8mpg

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on the 3.8 s2
Best - 34 mpg
Worst - the wife routinely get 13mpg in the winter. She won't drive on the highway and like to let and sit idling until its nice and warm inside.

best ever was my 82 S15. I got 36 mpg on a roundtrip NYC trip I had to make for training.
It didn't have any options, not PS or even floor mats on the bare metal.
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On my bonneville, 14 on a bad O2. 22 for awhile, then it dropped to 18. I never had a higher or lower, it was always the same and I haven't the slightest clue as to why. Some tanks I would beat the **** outta my car, others I would baby it...it was always the same.

Cavi on the other hand...33 MPG...that was the only time I have had to fill it. That gas gauge goes down oh so slow
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best - 35
worst - 11
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Best - 34 mpg
Worst - the wife routinely get 13mpg in the winter. She won't drive on the highway and like to let and sit idling until its nice and warm inside.
the car'* best highway is 32 I think. And I will wait for the motor to heat up to go WOT, but I dont wait to start driving.

edit: and remember, my car is in good running order and is not boosted
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Best was 10.8
Worst was 14.2

Ooooo were you talking Performance or highest MPG as Best.
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I'm averaging 28mpg, that is after I changed my wires,plugs, fuel and air filter, and pcv valve. I was getting like 18-20mpg.
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Best was 32.8 on the way to NEBF

Worst? It was 14.8 when I first brought the car, it was freaking fast compared to my fatass car.

But I average 22 in town
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I've gotten around 34-35 crusing at 55mph for a long stretch.

On long highway trips of 300+ miles at speeds varying from 55-90 ( ), I've averaged between 30 and 32.

In the city, my best was about 25 for stop and go traffic. And the Detroit area does get busy.

My worst, I don't know. I've never found out.
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13 while leadfooting
25 while cruising.
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