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  1. Doddy999

    Doddy999 Read Only Funster

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    Have just been on another site to see if anyone knew exactly where the relays are for my window problem (still cant locate them) anyway I read this while there, seems to good to me:RollEyes:

    Quote-- Hi We have a tagaxle Burstner on a Ducato 2.8 JTD which has been chipped. I only use 5 gear above 70kmph,and it pulls like a train and still getting around 30 miles per gallon.
     
  2. Terry

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    In there dreams :Rofl1:
    terry
     
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    my Ducato 2.8 JTD Power, Swift Kon Tiki 645 only averages 22 - 25 MPG, at motorway speeds 65 - 70 - 75 MPH
     
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    Dreamers I think. I only have a 2.3 Ducato but I drive it hardish and its more like 21mpg:Blush:
     
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    Our Ducato 2.8 JTD Power, Swift Kon Tiki 645 does average 27 mpg @ around 60 mph, but if I tail a Mearsk or other container lorry at around 30 mtrs behind I have had 35 mpg:Smile:
     
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    just been wales and back filled tank before left , filled soon as got there, worked out at 31.4 mpg travelled at between 55-60 mph, drove round snowdon 50 miles and got 30.2
    this on a renault 2.5
     
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    Had a 2.8 Fiat on Autosleeper Talisman for 4 years and logged all fuel used only managed 29/30 MPG during all the time I had it, and that was running fairly light weight.

    Tend to think they are dreaming.


    Dave :thumb::thumb:
     
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    I dream of such mpg

    WOW!!
    I dream of getting such mileage :cry:
    We're lucky to get 21 mpg avg over 4000 miles in 6 weeks of wildcamping in France etc
    Our Merc Hymer 660 was a slug when we bought it [40,000 kiloms] and averaged 22mpg in the first 1000 miles THEN we had it Turbo intercooled and it is no longer a slug Still not fast, 90/95 KPH cruising all day [55/58 mph] but we now no longer notice any sort of hill..:thumb:
    In the 20.000+ MILES [speeedo now reading 70,000 kms] we have done since Turboing She has averaged 21 mpg but it includes lots of miles with an assortment of trailers and TOADS, around the Pyrenees 3 times etc...
    1 very good thing is, that the Merc 2.9 5 cyl engine will run perfectly well on Bio or even a 50/50 mix of 93pence per liter Lidl SVO and normal diesel, saves around £10 per tankful against 100% diesel..
    I'm a penny pinching git :BigGrin:
     
  9. aba

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    definatley dreamers i think
    our 3.0 dethleffs tag so far has only given 20.5mpg
    and thats motorway cruising at 56mph in 6th gear with the engine doing less than 2000 rpm
    at the same speed in 5th gear there is no change except you don't notice the hills quite the same.:thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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