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Old 03-29-2010, 09:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Please allow me to introduce myself......

Newbie here not very "post" experienced and I suck at typing, having that out the way, drive a 98 Saturn SOHC/5 speed, box stock best 39mpg@65-70 and I just picked up a 96 300E diesel, trip from Lubbock to Pittsburgh got 41.3@75-80,32.2@80, and 33.5@70-75. Am an A/P mechanic, former Ford driveability tech/ASE Tech. Anyone out there done a WVO mod on one of these Benz? I'm gonna begin my research on the injection system on the car whilst looking for a good set of factory manuals or alternatives..........any suggestions to prevent "re-inventing the wheel would be appreciated.

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Old 03-29-2010, 09:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 03-29-2010, 10:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The Saturn has a lot going for it, too: respectable aerodynamics (which you can improve on), a good engine, light weight. Although the SW isn't the most efficient car in its class, they're good on gas, cheap, and have huge cargo and towing capacity. If I needed a big wagon and couldn't afford a Prius, I'd get an SW1.
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Old 03-30-2010, 07:02 AM   #6 (permalink)
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This seems pretty intuitive.............

Thanks guys, I see the little Bio thing to the left of your post's showing your cars and mpg your getting, wont be a big poster due to typing skills but am gonna move hard on the WVO mod.

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