Fuel Cost Germany Trip

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jed the spread wrote:Sharon knows what she is talking about so I would say yes :mrgreen:

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Glad I didnt say that!!
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I know a girl that can pee through a letterbox..... pretty impressive it is!

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Puts a whole new perspective on (s)miles per gallon :lol:
I think that's enough now, chaps.
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v-lux wrote:I know a girl that can pee through a letterbox..... pretty impressive it is!

I have to ask the question..... how did she find out that she could do that?
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That is a good question, one i'll leave you to ponder over. :lol:

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Enough of your school boy toilet talk!

Snot a competion, it's all about comparing.
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MPG
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And we're back in the room :rofl
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i`d be intertested to compare a subaru against the wasser for mpg.
not sure about the dj but the mv is not sequential injection so there`s a mpg problem there. after the difference in mpg i noticed buy driving slower and not changing down on the hills i`m wondering how much mpg is lost just by pushing more air by going faster. not exactly aerodynamic are we.

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i`d be intertested to compare a subaru against the wasser for mpg.

me too, been waiting for Andy to keep his records and report back........................................

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Not got the figures to verify, but I reckon that my 2.2 returns 30mpg minimum, cruising at 80. That's at about 3600 rpm. 2 fixed front seats, caravelle r&r, cool box and calypso buddy box. Very low too. Maybe a bit lighter than most?
Without knowing what your bus weighs, comparisons are a bit meaningless...
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Ive never thought of using the words 'aerodynamic' and 'T25' in the same sentence! I dont think its right.
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Not got the figures to verify, but I reckon that my 2.2 returns 30mpg minimum, cruising at 80.

I would say 30 mpg from an EJ22 is possible, but not at 80 mph

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We got back on friday, and recorded the fuel and milage for the event and our two weeks of touring.
For a 2.1 camper FULLY loaded with stuff,
over 2700 odd miles,
we averaged 24.0 mpg.
Which is possibly a bit better than I expected but cruising for literally hours on end at a constant 60mph must be good for consumption.
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Hi Alistair (& Michelle & Abbie),

Thanks for making space in a time of need to get us to the museums and back, saved the day!

That's a very good figure there for a 2.1... but noticing your steady driving technique, I'd say that 24 then is about as good as one can get from a 2.1 over that sort of distance from a Syncro, as the engine seemed to be running very sweet.

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