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Old 04-26-2012, 09:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Whitey - '88 oldsmobile cutlass ciera broughm
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A few weeks ago I was getting 16.5mpg out of my 1988 oldsmobile cutlass ciera with a 3.8l v6. Luckily it also has overdrive and multiport fuel injection. I was sick and tired of spending so much on gas. Found this website and got thinking. Changed plugs and wires (+2mpg) pumped tires from 35psi up to 45psi (+1 mpg) and ran 2 doses of fuel injector cleaner (+1mpg). Now keep in mind this is 90% city driving and epa is 17. I know I have alot to learn about this but lets get it done.

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Old 04-26-2012, 10:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 04-27-2012, 03:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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