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Old 11-25-2009, 10:45 AM   #37 (permalink)
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Eddles's Astra - '01 Vauxhall Astra ECO4
90 day: 61.03 mpg (US)
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Originally Posted by max_frontal_area View Post
who told you that? that is an extremely subjective statement.
*Holds hands up* I'm only telling you what most people have told me. Read this page - this is where people told me diesels get better MPG when having colder air intake.

Originally Posted by Arragonis View Post
You're not doing too bad as you are, I'm struggling to get an average of 60 MPG Imp on mine. Temp seems to make no difference either, I theorised that the air going through the turbo etc. would sort of smooth out any cold / warm extremes.
Actually, I'm fairly disappointed with my MPG figures! But I know I won't get significant increases without big spending or big modifications.

Anyway, what about the air flowing through the intercooler? Wouldn't different air temps cool the air differently?

My aim: to achieve 3L/100km.
Best tank @ 65mph: 864.2 miles 69.36MPGus 3.4l/100km
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