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Old May 23rd, 2019, 00:23   #1
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Default 2000 mile round trip 3 days

Just ran to Texas panhandle and back from SoCal. Saw 53 mpg at 70-75 mph with sig tailwinds including net elevation gain and waste climbing. Worst was 38 mpg in headwinds. Believe it or not I only ran the ac 1-2 hours whole round trip, which is weird in south for May. On any kind of boost even 1-2 lbs sustained it doesn’t
Get mileage. I need to check Timing etc. prob put new nozzles in it though I’m not sure how scientific the 100k Miles recommendation is more than marketing??
Weird thing is I’ve seen 38 mpg several times under vastly different higher load conditions always oncer hundreds of miles on trips, but it never
Gets worse or 40-42. It seems to get 38 or 44 or the normal 49-51... seems like odd very consistent pattern.
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