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Old 12-27-2015, 10:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Greetings from NorCal

Ive got an 82 Toyota Corolla that i bought about a month ago, estimating shes getting about 25mpgs.
Shes already doing better than my truck and already saving me money everytime i fill the tank, 24 dollars versus 45 dollars.

The car has some aftermarket stuff that i plan to remove, like headers and exhaust, and return back to stock.
Its an A/T and im fine with that.

Goals are to break atleast 30mpgs, heres to hoping i can manage that since im not too far off.

Besides what ive mentioned the car is all stock, riding on its Original 13" wheels and some tiny 155s.

so yeah, hi.

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Old 12-27-2015, 10:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If you did a lot of freeway driving, I'd say go up a size or 2 on the tires.
Gives you a lower rpm when cruising.
Certainly raise the psi to arounf 40 in your current tires.
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Old 12-28-2015, 02:08 AM   #3 (permalink)
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How many miles on your Toyo? It should be good for well over 300k miles. And welcome to the forum! And Happy Holidays!
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welcome!
Iused to live in Sacramento!
If you did a lot of freeway driving, I'd say go up a size or 2 on the tires.
Gives you a lower rpm when cruising.
Certainly raise the psi to arounf 40 in your current tires.
I actually just bought these tires maybe around 2 weeks ago so itll be awhile before i swap.
I will air up the tires though.

@mobilone:
Body has 220k+, engine around 65k.

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Thats what im hoping for, need to try and buy some plexiglass and make an air dam for the front since the grill is kinda busted.
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Welcome to the site and good luck with 30mpg. I'm betting you can do it.
Considering my experience with a 2007 Mustang with a 4-liter V-6, that's a safe bet.
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