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Old 02-26-2011, 07:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Honda VEI / VX ? MPG in stock ? is mine well or not ?

Just the other week i bought my first Civic VEI I belive its almost the same as VX. This morning I was testing at three diffrent speeds:

film on youtube:
search villyelg "Honda Civic VEI / VX + MPGuino at 65, 75 and 88 km/h"

At 1 minus celsius, spike-tyres, stock, full tank, one person.

65km/h 56MPG
75km/h 49MPG
88km/h 46MPG

Idle 0.6 L/h

The car is all stock with nearly 300.000 km. Yesterday I changed sparkplugs to NGK ZFR4F-11 as told on forum.

Sorry to make some of you disappointed but I thought this car could make better numbers OR is my car not well ?

Is it really that good with lean-burn compared to a non lean-burn with the same transmission and set up ?

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// Villy Elg, Sweden

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Old 02-26-2011, 09:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think spike-tyres = what we call "studded snow tires" here in the U.S.?

Studs or spikes will definitely reduce fuel economy. I can't tell you if your car is running properly or not but I'd expect an improvement of maybe 20% when you switch to regular tires (or tyres!).
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Old 02-27-2011, 07:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by brucepick View Post
I think spike-tyres = what we call "studded snow tires" here in the U.S.?

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