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944 turbo MPG

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Old 05-06-2008, 07:34 AM
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Just bought a 944 turbo seems to run rich, getting 15mpg in town if i drive like little old lady and aroung 12 otherwise. manual says 25 around town 35hwy. Any suggestions?....
 
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Old 05-06-2008, 09:32 AM
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When was the car last serviced? Might try a new airfilter. Check Plugs and Cylinder Compressions. Check ignition system.
Regards Big Bob
 
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Old 05-06-2008, 09:37 AM
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Yea that is bad. I can romp on my turbo and still make 17-18. I would change fuel filter, air filter, check your tire pressure, etc. Are there any modifications to the car? Does it have aftermarket chips in the ECU? If it were running a larger turbo, bigger injectors, etc then expect lesser mpg.
 
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Old 05-06-2008, 03:29 PM
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Good suggestions. I freind of mine runs his on the track and get's better gas mileage. Should be hitting at least 20 on the highway.
 
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Old 05-06-2008, 06:58 PM
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Should be high 20's on the interstate, and around 18-20 around town depending on how you drive.
 
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My buddy must be driving faster than the average bear.
 
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Old 05-06-2008, 11:54 PM
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My buddy must be driving faster than the average bear.
Lol, i've averaged 25 doing 90-100 most of the tank At 70, the cars will make 30 all day long.
 
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Another thought what grade fuel do you run on. I find the higher grades give me much better gas miileage. Regards Big Bob
 
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Old 05-07-2008, 10:03 AM
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I think the 944T should be running on high grade
 
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Hi grade would certainly be better. Big Bob
 
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