[200q20v] Re: [urq] 130MPH @ 50 MPG

Ingo D. Rautenberg ingo at waratap.com
Mon Dec 31 11:08:42 EST 2001

First off, NEVER trust  the trip computer's reading for MPG:  Always check
with actual fill-up numbers.  This is what I do on a regular basis and also
how I adjusted my trip computer to reflect more accurate readings.

My 200q20v (3B) fully loaded will average 24 MPG (US Gallon) @ Avg 65 mph,
which includes 45 mph contruction zone traffic and 80+ mph runs.  This is
with Hoppen ECU.  Motronic will beat out K-Jetronic any day in the MPG
dept,. but my guess is that Jim was kidding with his sustained 130 mph 50
mpg claim (or smokin' something).


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