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Re: Coupe Turbo
-- [ From: Huw Powell * EMC.Ver #3.1a ] --
>The engine is running very strong and there is no traces of smoke.
I even manage to get 300 miles out of the tank after a proper set up
has been performed.
I wanted to interject a little here. I got chickened out of a real engine
swap when I drowned my coupe by my remove/replace mechanic next door, and I
didn't have the time, energy, or cash to mastermind what I should have done
(what you did!). Anyway, re mpg. You mentioned before getting poor mileage
. My coupe's summer fuel economy is a good 26 mpg (22 in winter - that
nifty new gas we have to burn). I used to own an 83 5kt, essentially the
engine you now have in your coupe, a lighter car, with a 5-speed vs. 3 sp.
auto. In that car I used to get 18 mpg no matter how I drove it. You've
acheived something no worse than 16.6 mpg, assuming you burned the entire 18
gal tank to get 300 miles, so I would like to set a goal for you, under
average driving conditions (using high gears sometimes?) of hitting 20 mpg
with your "CT" Audi. Come on, you can do it!
PS I'm using US miles, and gallons, and years here.