The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby six » Sun Oct 02, 2016 1:09 am

For me, it doesn't matter what I do with the accelerator pedal...
my fuel consumption is still
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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby Rope-Pusher » Sun Oct 02, 2016 9:33 am

Can somethin' be done about his consumption?
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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby Rope-Pusher » Sun Oct 02, 2016 9:46 am

So,.....your getting about 6 miles per dollar? .....kwitcherbitchen!
About the same cost as driving a mini in the EU.

So,....have fun,but don't put a lot of miles on it.
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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby tankinbeans » Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:11 am

Rope-Pusher wrote:Can somethin' be done about his consumption?

Should probably see a doctor if he has consumption.
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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby six » Mon Oct 03, 2016 12:11 pm

Haha, I'm not "bitchen"

Just thought it would be funny :P
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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby Rope-Pusher » Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:51 pm

six wrote:Haha, I'm not "bitchen"

Just thought it would be funny :P

Hmmmmm....Six get 6 miles per Dollar.....is this merely a coincidence, or part of a conspiracy to hi-jack the Republican presidential candidacy?
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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby six » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:45 pm

Not to mention, 6 speeds. If it was my previous car, that would be a V6 and a 6-disc CD changer too. :lol:
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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby tankinbeans » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:47 pm

six wrote:Not to mention, 6 speeds. If it was my previous car, that would be a V6 and a 6-disc CD changer too. :lol:

It is GM so part of your axis of evil is taken up there.
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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby six » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:52 pm

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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby tankinbeans » Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:24 pm

Isn't it also 6 litres and change?
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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby six » Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:41 pm

tankinbeans wrote:Isn't it also 6 litres and change?

6.2 liters :)
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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby tankinbeans » Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:53 pm

six wrote:
tankinbeans wrote:Isn't it also 6 litres and change?

6.2 liters :)

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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby theholycow » Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:22 pm

tankinbeans wrote: Beelzebub!

You are confuse...not sedan; bus.



...from the same guys who brought us pretty much one of the only songs where a clutch is a major part of the song.


Then again, George Strait did sing "lean on the gas and off the clutch" which is actually pretty good advice for the other thread that's had activity today.
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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby AHTOXA » Fri Oct 14, 2016 12:28 am

I drive my Forester like this as well - low revs and wide throttle. With a slow car you can do that without being a menace to society. If I tried that on the bike, I'd be in jail very quickly. Or dead.
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Re: The accelerator pedal and fuel consumption

Postby tankinbeans » Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:18 am

AHTOXA wrote:I drive my Forester like this as well - low revs and wide throttle. With a slow car you can do that without being a menace to society. If I tried that on the bike, I'd be in jail very quickly. Or dead.

Do you mean keeping it in 6th most of the time, if above 1500 revs, and matting it to slowly accelerate? I ask because I recently traded Ms. Frizzle for Bubonic Freddie (the extra power wore of as a novelty and tickets are no fun) and am seeking to maximize the mileage. Freddie is tarred rated 29/41/33.

Up to now I've used non-oxy 91, but am trying regular 87 to see if there will be much difference aside from the lower energy content.
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