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Old 10-02-2019, 12:38 PM   #271 (permalink)
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Surprised: another 50+ tank

I was not expecting this... partly because I drove the first half of the tank with the flaky, annoying MPGuino switched off.


But my right foot must have learned a thing or two about this car from all the previous feedback, because the latest fill came in at 52.9 MPG = 4.4 L / 100 km.





And by running the tank nearly dry, I also learned I can probably do a kilotank (1000 km) if I want... a project for next summer.


That might be the MPGiata's last fill of 2019. Summer activities are tapering off. There are still some pleasant & colourful fall trips ahead with the top down and the heater on, but I don't plan to drive the car into November this year.

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Old 10-02-2019, 01:56 PM   #272 (permalink)
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Send them out for cyrogenic tempering. It won't improve fuel consumption but for double the cost you [might] get 4x the service life.
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Old 10-02-2019, 03:32 PM   #274 (permalink)
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Metro, that's great mileage from the sporty Miata!

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last fill of 2019

^ Thanks!

Unfortunately, my 50+ MPG summer is now officially over: I filled up yesterday and ended the year at 48.9 MPG.

I blame my brother! I loaned the car to him for about 50 km / 30 miles. He is not generally observant of speed limits, or of putting manual transmissions into top gear... even on country roads! I also blame the colder weather.



I knew I was in trouble going by my paper-based MPG gauge...




Anyway, it was a great year for the MPGiata, MPG-wise (and otherwise). The car goes away for the winter in a week or so.

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