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Old 06-03-2018, 12:50 PM   #9 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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Sub - '84 Chevy Diesel Suburban C10
90 day: 19.5 mpg (US)

camaro - '85 Chevy Camaro Z28

Riot - '03 Kia Rio POS
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90 day: 30.21 mpg (US)

Bug - '01 VW Beetle GLSturbo
90 day: 26.43 mpg (US)

Sub2500 - '86 GMC Suburban C2500
90 day: 11.95 mpg (US)

Snow flake - '11 Nissan Leaf SL
90 day: 141.63 mpg (US)
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Embrace the low mpge.
Since Thursday afternoon I have been dragging the trailer with the leaf, brought home another load of pallets, moved an A/C unit from my new house to the rental, got the whole home sized swamp cooler from the rental house and brought it to the new place, moved all the clay pipes I dug out of the ground at the rental a few years back and brought them to the new place so I can reuse them to make a french drain. Moving fire wood, took the leaf and trailer to some yard sales.
I bought more trees, potting soil, mulch, drainage rock for around the house.
Being going back and forth to the rental hauling a leaf load of tools.
Friday and Saturday I put over 100 miles each day on the leaf, pretty much non stop drive, charge, drive charge.
This leaf with the trailer is doing stuff people would normally use a pickup truck for.
I'm not even trying to drive for max efficiency. I'm driving the leaf as a work vehicle and I am still #2 for fuel economy on the electric leader board.
1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
2011 leaf SL, white, portable 240v CHAdeMO, trailer hitch, new batt as of 2014.

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