Worst gas mileage

Vinny
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Re: Worst gas mileage

Post by Vinny » Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:41 am

Ryan57us wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:54 am
I'm getting about 18-19 mpg city and 23 max on the highway. I'm not sure if this is bad, decent, or good.
that works out to about 13L/100km, which is the norm, thanks
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Re: Worst gas mileage

Post by spy1309 » Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:19 am

Now on mine with 400k I average 11-12l/100km wife one averages 11l/100k with 200k on board .

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Re: Worst gas mileage

Post by Vinny » Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:58 pm

spy1309 wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:19 am
Now on mine with 400k I average 11-12l/100km wife one averages 11l/100k with 200k on board .
are you in warm or cold climate area?
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Re: Worst gas mileage

Post by spy1309 » Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:10 am

Canada.....not that warm

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Re: Worst gas mileage

Post by Vinny » Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:41 am

How can you possibly be getting 'summer' gas usage, (11l/100km) in Canadian Winter?!!! I'm at 14L!
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Re: Worst gas mileage

Post by spy1309 » Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:35 am

Lol summer? In summer I get 11l my wifes gets 10l......granted my driving is 60% highway 40% city.
I do not let the car idle for more than 3 minutes , it warms up faster driving it.
I tend to drive in a "fluid"way no hard braking or accelaration.
Btw did you changed your air filter?

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Re: Worst gas mileage

Post by Vinny » Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:51 am

Ok spy1309 , what do you get in winter city driving? Yep, changed sparks, air filter, pcv valve and cleaned throttle body...still get 14L/100km! not happy
Btw, we're in Chatham Ont, about 2 Celsius, 34 F
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Re: Worst gas mileage

Post by spy1309 » Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:50 pm

Right now 12l in the past 1k....is around -6 to +1C by me, wifes 11l ....I am in Newmarket

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Re: Worst gas mileage

Post by spy1309 » Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:53 pm

Is your exhaust tip black inside? Or clean?

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Re: Worst gas mileage

Post by Vinny » Sat Dec 15, 2018 6:49 pm

spy1309 wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:53 pm
Is your exhaust tip black inside? Or clean?
Well the tailpipe is almost clean as a whistle, no sight of carbon. Why?
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Re: Worst gas mileage

Post by spy1309 » Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:41 pm

If it has black deposits that means unburned gas , means running rich .....hence low gas milleage.

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Re: Worst gas mileage

Post by Vinny » Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:34 pm

spy1309 wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:41 pm
If it has black deposits that means unburned gas , means running rich .....hence low gas milleage.
Well thank you for all your feedback, HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
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Re: Worst gas mileage

Post by spy1309 » Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:20 pm

Happy Hollydays, get yourself for Christmas one of those ELM bluetooth ODBII readers and download Torque Pro software it will give you alot more stats about your engine and is more acurate than the dashboard info.

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