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Old 08-02-2019, 12:23 PM   #29 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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Sub - '84 Chevy Diesel Suburban C10
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90 day: 19.5 mpg (US)

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

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90 day: 26.43 mpg (US)

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90 day: 11.95 mpg (US)

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Originally Posted by Stubby79 View Post
Heck, get 30-40% of said 410 miles (peak engine efficiency) and I will be just as impressed.
It's an electric vehicle.
To compare it to my leaf which achieved the equivalent of about 170 mpg over a 1,210 mile average for the month of July is pretty good.
People who drive a leaf in the city and keep it under 35mph can hit about 200 mpg.
Even my primitive leaf with its at best 2008 technology is well over 1/3 of the way to 410mpg.
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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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