[Vwdiesel] VW 1.6 Diesel exhuast

LBaird119 at aol.com LBaird119 at aol.com
Tue Apr 25 11:52:07 EDT 2006

In a message dated 4/25/2006 8:48:05 AM Pacific Standard Time, 
vbriggs at stny.rr.com writes:

> my head pipe broke last year , 
> right under me, talk about loud ! but....... the week I drove it like 
> that I saw my mileage jump from 42 mpg to almost 48 mpg. I drive 504 
> miles back and forth to work every week, so mileage figures for me stay 
> fairly consistent, and are easy to calculate.

  There's also the issue that one tends to drive a little easier with a 
busted head pipe.  It's so noisy that you drive it with a softer foot to 
keep the noise down, which could easily make the mileage go up. 

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