[V8] V8 MPG actual

cobram at juno.com cobram at juno.com
Thu Aug 6 22:25:59 PDT 2009

Tank capacity is usually measured with an empty tank.  Empty means no
fuel pump, sender, internal plumbing, baffles, coatings etc.  I suspect
those probably displace around 2 gallons in the V8Q.

I've never put more than 17.5 gallons on a pegged gauge, Ingo, it's good
to know I could have made the next station down the road.  

Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of

"Ingo Rautenberg" <ingo.rautenberg at gmail.com> writes:
> Yeah, well I've never been able to put 21 gallons of fuel in my 
> tank(s) and I doubt anyone here has, either! I ran out of gas once 
> on the '90 and I think it took a bit more than 19 gallons and the 
> same was true for the 93 V8. 
> Ingo Rautenberg
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Seamus O'Carey" <cheshirecatsbox at gmail.com>
> So I think there's something wrong with my car.  We have 21gal. 
> tanks,
> right?  I tend to go about 250-300 miles on a tank, which means I'm 
> getting
> about 12-14mpg.  :/
> Seam,us
> tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > Mine got about 19 city, 24-26 highway when running correctly. 1991 
>> stock 3.6 auto with 16" wheels.
> >
> > Tony

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