[200q20v] Re: [V8] V8 and 200q20v difference

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Tue Feb 5 19:54:39 EST 2002

I've always used whatever size wheel/tire the factory supplied and
suggested.  I usually keep them aired up well (minimum 36-38 lbs cold).

At 05:23 PM 02/05/2002 -0500, Michael L. Riebs wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Kneale Brownson" <knotnook at traverse.com>
> > steady 70 mph on the freeway always gave me 30-32 mpg.  Could tires make a
> > difference?
>I'm sure a taller-than-stock tire might either
>a) increase the fuel mileage, and increase acceleration times,
>b) give false readings for the mileage, indicating that the car has gone
>further than what it actually has, on the gas measured at the pump, thereby
>increasing mileage calculations.

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