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Something you petrol owners could only dream of....

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by audi58, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. audi58
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    Just thought i'd share my fill up, trip computer miles left on tank. :happy:
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    Yeh but that's only impresssive if you can actually manage that, which you clearly won't!
    If I've been takin it easy prior to fill up I can too can get such an optimistic m.t.e. But impressive for me would me 450 miles! Which has nevewr been achieved.
    For economy nothin beats the 1.9pd with a remap, in the lighter mk4 chassis. I could get 650 miles off a 55l tank easy.
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    TAC 3.2 V6 Burble... hmmmmmmm

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    I'm perfectly happy with my dis showing 270miles when full all because I have a lovely purr of a naturally aspirated V6, I'd sacrifice economy for that, Diesels remind me of growing up on a farm and tractors (no offence meant)!

    I am happy that you get that mpg! Just in the same way I am happy every time I start her up!!

    lol
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    I fail to see what is so impressive about a 4.5k redline

    I hate disease-alls....
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    quite impressive for an diesel...but here is mine :nyah:
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    lol.....
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    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    :lazy:
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    I managed to get 48MPG on a recent motorway journey from my petrol 1.8T - it would have been even higher, but I had the A/C on the first 30 miles or so.
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    Whenever I used to fill up my 1.9 it would show 1200 miles in the range... as if I ever got that though.
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    I've actually managed to get 780 to a tank once, but i did drive like 60mph from London to Leeds and back
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    Although i am a diesel owner, i am with the petrol majority in this thread.. You can't beat a petrol car.. I like my DSG TDI but as soon as i am in the position to get a fast petrol car, it's either going to be a VAG TFSI/TSI, V6 or possibly a Honda VTEC!

    Decent miles to a tank is good but you can't whack the thrash of a petrol motor.

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    LOL thats funny
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    Diesel for the dreary drive to Birmingham, yes.

    For the open road? :noway:
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    haha, I agree, I want a petrol but wouldn't be able to afford the insurance at 18. Will get an S3 as my next car! :eyebrows:
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    Your doing alright mate, I had one of these at 18.

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    1.3Litres of raw Longbridge PETROL Grunt:icon_thumright:
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    Now scroll to the average figure ;)

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    Back on blackberry..that f50 sounds so good the guy ridin shotgun actually cums in his pants! U can hearhim lol
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    I honestly prefer the deep growl of the rs6 , the ferrari sounds like cannonball film or a f1 going past...each to there own though :icon_thumright:
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    Caesium My BM is fixed!

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    I could take a pic of my speedo sitting at 170 and see if you could better that?

    I'd rather have loads of fun and get 20mpg than be bored witless and get 50mpg
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