[200q20v] Re: [urq] 130MPH @ 50 MPG
mik at info.fundp.ac.be
Mon Dec 31 17:12:53 EST 2001
At 11:08 31/12/2001 -0500, Ingo D. Rautenberg wrote:
>First off, NEVER trust the trip computer's reading for MPG: Always check
>with actual fill-up numbers. This is what I do on a regular basis and also
>how I adjusted my trip computer to reflect more accurate readings.
>My 200q20v (3B) fully loaded will average 24 MPG (US Gallon) @ Avg 65 mph,
>which includes 45 mph contruction zone traffic and 80+ mph runs. This is
>with Hoppen ECU. Motronic will beat out K-Jetronic any day in the MPG
>dept,. but my guess is that Jim was kidding with his sustained 130 mph 50
>mpg claim (or smokin' something).
I guess he or the car smoked something funny when he got that mpg ...now
the numers I calculated are based on actual fill-up numbers.
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