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View Poll Results: What is your MPG
0-10 10 0.38%
10-20 91 3.42%
20-25 539 20.24%
25-30 1,018 38.23%
30-35 731 27.45%
35-40 218 8.19%
40+ 56 2.10%
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Old 06-21-2007, 10:18 AM   #221
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I have 3600 miles on my 07 & the best I've seen is 28. I have a pretty heavy foot as you might imagine (Leadf00t). I average about 25mpg with a 22 couple of tanks ago, spent most of that tank at WOT. I'm wondering what people are getting for miles on a tank ? If I get 300 i'm pretty happy. Most of my driving during the week is highway, but thats at 75 or 80 most of the time.
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Old 06-21-2007, 02:43 PM   #222
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Well, I hate to do "how many miles per tank" because that's an inexact science at best...last tank I got 287 miles until the gas light came on and 300 miles when I filled up. MPG was 26.41, no freeway (we don't have one here).
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Old 06-21-2007, 03:14 PM   #223
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"how many miles per tank" ...an inexact science at best...last tank I got 287 miles ...and 300 miles when I filled up.
I fill up every three days which is right around 205 miles +/- a few and it takes 4.5 to 5.0 gallons to fill . Not that it will be a linear curve but that makes approximately 570-600 miles per tank . My last 9 entries to my gas log have me at a 44 mpg avg .
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Old 06-21-2007, 03:20 PM   #224
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... the best I've seen is 28. I have a pretty heavy foot as you might imagine (Leadf00t). I average about 25mpg ... If I get 300 i'm pretty happy. Most of my driving during the week is highway, but thats at 75 or 80 most of the time.
65 mph will get you some free gas . Slow down a little , put your right foot on a diet ,neutral coast when possible and your tank will grow .No other mods necessary .
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Old 06-21-2007, 04:18 PM   #225
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I fill up every three days which is right around 205 miles +/- a few and it takes 4.5 to 5.0 gallons to fill . Not that it will be a linear curve but that makes approximately 570-600 miles per tank . My last 9 entries to my gas log have me at a 44 mpg avg .
Do you hypermile? I've been trying to pick up a few tricks of the trade, but my SVT doesn't seem to be responding well to it.
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Well a form of hypermiling , yes- I do Not draft or engine off coast! Sorry folks can say what they want ...I see them as dangerous .
For good tips on FE: GasSavers and CleanMPG are really good . Just don't preach to the choir about making seven-eleventy bazillion mods and making 500 hp and have No clue why your mileage is pee poor . Although some mods do respond well to hypermiling -
it is more about driver modification than anything .

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I wish.
Don't sound so glum , chum ! I asked 'bout corn sqeezins 'cuz I know Indiana has more corn per capita than any other state .

33 mpg combined is pretty much right in the norm - I bet you a dime to a doughnut ...you can bring that to a 38 mpg average . Just depends on how badly you want to do it .
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Old 06-21-2007, 05:22 PM   #228
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Well a form of hypermiling , yes- I do Not draft or engine off coast! Sorry folks can say what they want ...I see them as dangerous .
For good tips on FE: GasSavers and CleanMPG are really good . Just don't preach to the choir about making seven-eleventy bazillion mods and making 500 hp and have No clue why your mileage is pee poor . Although some mods do respond well to hypermiling -
it is more about driver modification than anything .

For those that missed it a few pages back this is Me .

I'll be happy to help out with any tips I can .
I'm on cleanMPG...sounds like you do about what I do. But like I said, the SVT really doesn't seem to respond that well to it...
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What are you running for mpg ?

I see you've gone from 24 to 31! isn't that @ a 40% improvement ?
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What are you running for mpg ?

I see you've gone from 24 to 31! isn't that @ a 40% improvement ?
That was a bit of wishful thinking...I was going by what my ScanGauge was telling me, but I hadn't calibrated it yet. Last tank turned in 26.41mpg, and this one isn't shaping up any better. I'm a bit mystified because my first two in-town tanks with the car were 25.5-26.2mpg, and then it dropped off suddenly, and it just seems like I'm working harder just to get back to the mileage I had before.
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