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greasess 12-25-2014 05:13 PM

V8 fuel economy
 
I have a goal of building an engine for my 2001 camaro that will allow me to get 50 MPG. I know most people don't think of a V8 when talking about fuel economy but I think this goal is achievable. When the car was stock other than about 200 lbs worth of weight reduction I was getting 33 miles per gallon on the highway without any special techniques. If anyone is interested I'll post about how I plan on getting 50 MPG without aero mods.

Frank Lee 12-25-2014 06:00 PM

Let's hear it.

dirtydave 12-25-2014 06:22 PM

Full boattail and EOC P&G?

The_Jed 12-25-2014 10:31 PM

I'm intersted to hear your plans.

Cobb 12-25-2014 10:35 PM

High compression and high final drive? e85 with lean burn? :thumbup:

mcrews 12-25-2014 11:27 PM

It was rated at 26 mpg hwy so driving easy at 60 would get you close to 33. But not 50.

cRiPpLe_rOoStEr 12-26-2014 12:32 PM

At least this platform is lighter than the current Camaro, so it makes your goal easier. Regarding engine, I'd keep an eye for a Vortec 4800 or a 5300.

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