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Old 11-16-2010, 05:47 PM   #1
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Question What is your Ave Fuel per gallon on V8 LS3?

I was just out of my curiosity , the manual book says : 24 highway , 16 city .

But the highest number i got is 17.4M Per gallon even if i'm on highway :(,
17.3 (currently) maybe i don't shift it correctly?

Let me know what's yours
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Old 11-16-2010, 05:53 PM   #2
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Old 11-16-2010, 05:54 PM   #3
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I'm getting 18.5 on average....
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Old 11-16-2010, 05:55 PM   #4
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My average 18 to 20.
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Old 11-16-2010, 05:58 PM   #5
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My average 18 to 20.

How do i get the numbers up?? I've been trying hard but it just stuck at 17.3 for like 2 weeks now lol
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Old 11-16-2010, 05:59 PM   #6
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I was just out of my curiosity , the manual book says : 24 highway , 16 city .

But the highest number i got is 17.4M Per gallon even if i'm on highway :(,
17.3 (currently) maybe i don't shift it correctly?

Let me know what's yours
You're not cruising long enough distances in 6th gear to bring your average up any higher.

Hit the highway... cruise in 6th... then reset your "Average" and you'll briefly see your "Instant" mileage.

17 is pretty good for a mix of city & highway
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:00 PM   #7
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I get about 24 hiway and 19 city. Mileage is going to vary greatly by how you drive it, how fast you drive the hiway miles, and even what altitude you're at.
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:02 PM   #8
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You're not cruising long enough distances in 6th gear to bring your average up any higher.

Hit the highway... cruise in 6th... then reset your "Average" and you'll briefly see your "Instant" mileage.

17 is pretty good for a mix of city & highway

How do i reset? There is a function inside the menu key?
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:02 PM   #9
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15.5 my commute is short (9 miles) and i love getting up to speed quickly love this car (ls3)
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:03 PM   #10
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22 on long highway trips. 18 at home but i spend a lot of time in 6th
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:04 PM   #12
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I get about 24 hiway and 19 city. Mileage is going to vary greatly by how you drive it, how fast you drive the hiway miles, and even what altitude you're at.
dang , i'm jealous lol . Does fuel grade matters? If i use 87 , will it burn it quicker? just wondering . I'm assuming everyone use 93 here?
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:04 PM   #13
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im getting around 17.5 to 18 around town, which isnt too bad considering i have a vector 2.5 cam install, kooks 1 7/8 headers, corsa exhaust, and roto-fab cai, and a vector dyno tune. i'm putting down 464rwhp and 420rwtq
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