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Discussion in 'VL Holden Commodore (1986 - 1988)' started by qwertsta, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. qwertsta

    qwertsta New Member

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    Hey hey, i just got my P's a couple of week's ago and I'am currently putting in $50 dollar's a week, it is rougthly around 35 litre's i believe. Well anyway i am currently getting around 280km's out of the 35 litre's. My driving style is very very easy on the motor, i hardley ever go over 2500 rpm's. I am mixed between highway/city driving. I occasionaly plant my foot down to get the wheel's spinning :D but i dont do it frequently while im driving. So do you think i am getting good km's for the amount of petrol im putting in my car???

    P.S it's a 6 cylinder.
     
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    Bax Projecting

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    Sounds pretty good to me.. 280 per 35 litres.. Thats 504 to a full tank? Thats magic.
     
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    rawnrg ***** newbie

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    Yer if my math is right (probably isnt) but 280kms / 35L = about 8km/L which is ridiculously good:)
     
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    Wow thank's for the reply's i didnt think a 6 cylinder motor of it's age would be doing 8 litre's every 100km's :unsure:
    Just curiosity what is everyone's fuel consumption for a vl, how many km's out of a full tank etc... Thank's again.
     
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    VL Berlina 5speed Apprentice Panel Pusher

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    well when i went on the last jc crusie in sa, ann then drivng in the city kindley, i got bout 530ish a tank
    and yah the rb30 is a very good motor even give the vs of my old man a good showing up for its age
     
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    im lucky to get over 400 out of a tank ..... very lucky lol
     
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    is that with the old auto u had or is that now with the manual in?
     
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    macdee your local "Hoon"

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    im getting about 350k from a full tank! mines a manual but! and i give it a bit
     
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    hmmmm, looking at what ppl are getting, i think it might be a fault in my odo might move to quick or something,

    the factory ltr/100km is 10.5ltr for manual and 11.5 for the auto, right?
    so manual with 60 ltr tank should get 571ks
    and auto should get 521ks
    and give and take for the engine getting old and worn you whould get 500ish i reckon, dose this souund right to every1?

    and these ltr/100km are urban, apparntely
     
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    500 is dreaming, id say 400 is pushing it.. 350av i guess
     
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    i get 400 if im highway maybe 450 and 300 to 350 city on a auto 6thats if im good lol
     
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    VRFURY Just Nic

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    i get bout 300 to 350 off mine, 400 i have done once i was stoked haha
     
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    ucwepn America just kicked in yo

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    Yeah I get 350 on a good week, have gotten 260 but was driving it like a c^nt. I had a theory about bigger wheels making the odometer read less than it really should because the wheel turns less for the same distance travelled, I have 18's with 40 profile tyres. and the overall size of the wheels and tyres IS bigger than stockies with say 65 profile. Mine is an exec so it came with 14's as standard.

    They poo poo'd this theory at calaisturbo LOL I still don't know what to believe tho.

    The people with 17's may notice this if their car came out with 14's
     
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    i have gas and i get 300km for 30$
     

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