[Vwdiesel] High fuel mileage
val at swamps.roc.ny.us
Mon Mar 8 16:08:33 EST 2004
> A friends' wife's dad has a 2wd Cummins truck, and she claims he's
> getting high 20's, but
> I think thats mostly due to his driving 40mph down country roads all the
Good point in here. My testing with a 79 Rabbit
showed that the best fuel economy was around 40 MPH.
60 MPG is possible, although not realistic in normal
> > and they got on to how Rudolf actually designed the diesel to run on=20
> > vegetable oil (never heard it quite that way) and here,=20
I heard peanut oil. Back in the 70's I worked with an old
Romanian engineer. Gave him a ride home one day. He heard the
can of marbles under the hood, and with a thick German accent,
and a smile, asked me if I ever used peanut oil in it.
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