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Old 07-13-2012, 04:36 PM   #1
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Fuel Mileage Update

2002 Ford Focus Lx:

Tire Pressure checked and raised
Mass Air Flow Sensor Cleaned
New Fram PCV Valve
New Fram Air Filter
New Fram Fuel Filter
New oil change / oil filter
New Spark Plugs and Plug wires
New Oxygen sensors Up stream and down stream

Took a highway trip last night, Avg. Between 65-75 miles per hour. Ac Blowing on level 2.

Tank = 375 miles.

Next on my list is:

Synthetic oil and transmission fluids
Under Drive Pulley
Computer tuned by Tom


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Old 07-13-2012, 04:55 PM   #2
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how many gallons was that tank? I've gotten 395 mile on a tank and put 11 gallons in.
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Yeah, our cars tend to have 3-4 gallons left when the light comes on.
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Old 07-13-2012, 06:56 PM   #4
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Hey, I was un able to measure the amount in the tank because I had to fill up before we left town and the car wasn't on Empty or near Empty, so I couldn't accurately tell you how many gallons I put in.

I'm hoping after I make the next 3 mods that I can squeeze 400 out of the tank.
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Old 07-13-2012, 07:34 PM   #5
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You can definitely pull it off.
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Old 07-14-2012, 02:54 AM   #6
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Shouldn't be a problem. I get 400 per tank on my svt. No big mods either. K&n drop in and a not so lead foot.
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Moved your thread to the General Car chat area since your not really having any problems just letting us know what your gas mileage is like.
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i have a 2000 kona and i only get about 250-265 miles on a full tank. how can i improve these numbers?
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Old 07-19-2012, 10:44 PM   #9
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What kind of driving are you doing?

Things to consider are, new fuel filter if it hasn't been replaced recently, new air filter same as prior. Driving habits are the biggest killer of fuel economy.
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:23 AM   #10
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i drive regularly and even try to watch my rpms when i drive. Gas is expensive and money is tight so i dont speed up to stop lights or over rev...mind you it has 230k and it overheated recently and power has cut down about 25% since....
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