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Re: Coupe Turbo
\> >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.
I was getting about 250miles before I set the timing and CO
levels. I do drive it very hard and can not resist the temptation.
It feels really nice when the boost kicks in and the car just pulls
I'll try to be a good boy, I promise.
1982 Coupe TURBO (451,000 km)
1984 4000s quattro (320,000 km under the wrench)
1970 Porsche 911E Targa (also under the wrench)
Who put my tools in the dishwasher?