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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #21150 on: 24 October 2020, 13:08:37 »

Ordered the replacement for the XE running on Mr Optis second favourite fuel
I've managed to pause the search for a replacement car for Mrs TB, as whilst she isn't commuting, the LPG availability problem isn't a problem :). TBE gets a reprieve :)

Still not got a scooby what to get her though.  What's Mrs DTM getting? And I thought her journeys were all fairly short?

An iPace, I fear for the traffic light grand prixs though
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #21151 on: 24 October 2020, 13:44:50 »

That's only a couple of pence off what the Barge costs. On petrol :-\

If you're getting around 20pence /mile from the barge on petrol then it's doing around 30 mpg !! No Omega v6 I know does that around town !! Lucky to ever get even low 20s ... maybe 25-28 mpg on a run
22-3ppm although it is a 5 speed auto ;) getting around 380-400 from £75-80 ;)

A manual 3.2 Omega will return high 20's all day long... More on a run, my best tank was around the 430 mark, 360 miles was fairly typical day to day.
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #21152 on: 24 October 2020, 17:43:14 »

Mm both my 24v Senator and my 24v carltons Weíre slightly better but Iím happy with almost 15 mpg on gas thatís about 20 mpg on petrol thatís all Iíll ever get from it as it doesnít get mollycoddled👀😂
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #21153 on: 24 October 2020, 20:01:50 »

What do you get from a full tank of lpg around town? Iím around 140 Miles to a tank full (43 litres all I can squeeze in ) 3.2 Mv6 estate auto.
Never tried it, as Brakkers is only a small town.

She always says its about 300 miles to a tank, though due to shitty injectors, hers is set to switch back to petrol below about 1000 rpm, else the idle is lumpy.

Tank is 80l, so officially holds 65l. But its generally 67l

For any avoidance of doubt from the MB 200mpg gang, that gives a current rolling average of 14p per mile on LPG according to the app.
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #21154 on: 24 October 2020, 20:20:25 »

What do you get from a full tank of lpg around town? Iím around 140 Miles to a tank full (43 litres all I can squeeze in ) 3.2 Mv6 estate auto.
Never tried it, as Brakkers is only a small town.

She always says its about 300 miles to a tank, though due to shitty injectors, hers is set to switch back to petrol below about 1000 rpm, else the idle is lumpy.

Tank is 80l, so officially holds 65l. But its generally 67l

For any avoidance of doubt from the MB 200mpg gang, that gives a current rolling average of 14p per mile on LPG according to the app.

On mainly motorway cruising, that's about what I used to get from mine. Occasionally it'd do 320 or so.

Commuting, more like 260-270, and that's mostly on A and B roads, not roundabout after roundabout.
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #21155 on: 24 October 2020, 20:31:22 »

What do you get from a full tank of lpg around town? Iím around 140 Miles to a tank full (43 litres all I can squeeze in ) 3.2 Mv6 estate auto.
Never tried it, as Brakkers is only a small town.

She always says its about 300 miles to a tank, though due to shitty injectors, hers is set to switch back to petrol below about 1000 rpm, else the idle is lumpy.

Tank is 80l, so officially holds 65l. But its generally 67l

For any avoidance of doubt from the MB 200mpg gang, that gives a current rolling average of 14p per mile on LPG according to the app.

On mainly motorway cruising, that's about what I used to get from mine. Occasionally it'd do 320 or so.

Commuting, more like 260-270, and that's mostly on A and B roads, not roundabout after roundabout.
The 3.2 was nowhere near as economical as the 3.0, presumably due to the crap compression ratio....
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #21156 on: 24 October 2020, 21:25:31 »

What do you get from a full tank of lpg around town? Iím around 140 Miles to a tank full (43 litres all I can squeeze in ) 3.2 Mv6 estate auto.
Never tried it, as Brakkers is only a small town.

She always says its about 300 miles to a tank, though due to shitty injectors, hers is set to switch back to petrol below about 1000 rpm, else the idle is lumpy.

Tank is 80l, so officially holds 65l. But its generally 67l

For any avoidance of doubt from the MB 200mpg gang, that gives a current rolling average of 14p per mile on LPG according to the app.

On mainly motorway cruising, that's about what I used to get from mine. Occasionally it'd do 320 or so.

Commuting, more like 260-270, and that's mostly on A and B roads, not roundabout after roundabout.
The 3.2 was nowhere near as economical as the 3.0, presumably due to the crap compression ratio....
.                    Yes indeed good shout👍
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #21157 on: 24 October 2020, 21:49:40 »

What do you get from a full tank of lpg around town? Iím around 140 Miles to a tank full (43 litres all I can squeeze in ) 3.2 Mv6 estate auto.
Never tried it, as Brakkers is only a small town.

She always says its about 300 miles to a tank, though due to shitty injectors, hers is set to switch back to petrol below about 1000 rpm, else the idle is lumpy.

Tank is 80l, so officially holds 65l. But its generally 67l

For any avoidance of doubt from the MB 200mpg gang, that gives a current rolling average of 14p per mile on LPG according to the app.

On mainly motorway cruising, that's about what I used to get from mine. Occasionally it'd do 320 or so.

Commuting, more like 260-270, and that's mostly on A and B roads, not roundabout after roundabout.
The 3.2 was nowhere near as economical as the 3.0, presumably due to the crap compression ratio....
.                    Yes indeed good shout👍

I used to get around 300 miles from my 2.5 which had an 80 litre tank.  :y
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #21158 on: 24 October 2020, 21:55:32 »

Looking at the old records for the Omega ....  over 104,171 miles and 11 years on LPG she averaged 17.08 p/mile compared to an estimated 28.19 p /mile for petrol...  the records also show that about half of that was towing the tin tent ... I CBA to try and pull out the non-towing data from some 700 odd lines of data so am simply using the overall totals !!

The figures are somewhat scewed by the fact that they cover petrol costs that vary between 1.59.9 /litre and 99.9 p/litre and LPG that costs between 72.4 p/litre and 44.9 p/litre !!!
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #21159 on: 25 October 2020, 08:38:16 »

Ordered the replacement for the XE running on Mr Optis second favourite fuel
I've managed to pause the search for a replacement car for Mrs TB, as whilst she isn't commuting, the LPG availability problem isn't a problem :). TBE gets a reprieve :)

Still not got a scooby what to get her though.  What's Mrs DTM getting? And I thought her journeys were all fairly short?

An iPace, I fear for the traffic light grand prixs though
She does know that at the traffic lights, she can't just sit and rev it, just to egg the competition on? ;D
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #21160 on: 28 October 2020, 15:06:23 »

Serviced my mate's Honda Vajazzle earlier. What an absolutely wonderful car to work on. Literally every bit of it is made by engineers for mechanics.

I've bagsied it for my next dog taxi...
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #21161 on: 01 November 2020, 18:46:48 »

Gave the Big Black Pussy a decent run yesterday, 170 mile round trip, first one since "fixing" the throttle body. Actually, first one since driving it back from Scotland in mid September.

No Restricted Performance errors, so defo job jobbed :)
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #21162 on: 02 November 2020, 17:31:35 »

The Classic plastic hatchback passed the MOT this time.  :)
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« Reply #21163 on: 02 November 2020, 17:35:48 »

The Classic plastic hatchback passed the MOT this time.  :)
You fickin love it. I can just see you in the wind and rain saying "Come on little Pierre, you can do it" ❤️
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« Reply #21164 on: 02 November 2020, 17:40:45 »

Pile of Gallic shite.  ;D
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