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how many miles on a tank?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by linkfeeney, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:51 AM
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    linkfeeney

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    link the stink!
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    so the dealer filled my tanks and the light came on to fill up..

    i got like 378 miles on it.. crappy,
     
  2. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:58 AM
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    Khaos

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    I don't see how thats crappy, its nearly 400 miles per tank. We have 20 gallon tanks, and I think we have like 2 gallons till empty when the light comes on. If you used 18 gallons of fuel to go those 378 miles, its 21MPG....
     
  3. Sep 22, 2008 at 10:07 AM
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    Anthony

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    yeah no kidding, thats pretty damn good IMO. i get right about 330 per 15 gallons
     
  4. Sep 22, 2008 at 10:09 AM
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    linkfeeney

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    ummm.. maybe I should go back to school and learn my math all over again!
    damn u math teachers!! damn you all to hell!!!
     
  5. Sep 22, 2008 at 10:10 AM
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    eordonez

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    i get about 300-310 miles until the empty tank light goes on...
     
  6. Sep 22, 2008 at 10:13 AM
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    norcalbb11

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    im driving mountains everyday to work and back and im averaging 19 mpg
     
  7. Sep 22, 2008 at 10:13 AM
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    Killer Red Taco

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    I get about 350 miles a tank and I don't let it get to the warning light.
     
  8. Sep 22, 2008 at 10:21 AM
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    TacoCo

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    :laugh:

    I was gonna say... I have yet to get more than 350 on a tank, and I was kinda pushin' my luck on that one.
     
  9. Sep 22, 2008 at 10:24 AM
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    oldtacomaguy

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    Highest I've gotten so far is 410. V-6 auto. I drive like the old guy that I am.
     
  10. Sep 22, 2008 at 10:27 AM
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    :laugh:


    You are forgiven. :D
     
  11. Sep 22, 2008 at 10:30 AM
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    410 miles was that all freeway? thats pretty damn good for the v6
     
  12. Sep 22, 2008 at 10:57 AM
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    It seems like I tow something at least every other week, so over 300 miles before the idiot light comes on is doing well for me. 250-275 pulling the boat, maybe 340 tops otherwise.
     
  13. Sep 22, 2008 at 11:00 AM
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    lsocoee

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    I hope Roland doesn't come post how many miles he got out of a tank...
     
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    yeah.... :mad:
     
  15. Sep 22, 2008 at 12:09 PM
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    i just got back from a 339 mile trip up to santa cruz and got up there with a little under a 1/4 tank left. i can definitely pull out 400 miles on a full tank
     
  16. Sep 22, 2008 at 12:18 PM
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    linkfeeney

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    i put 388 on the miles, and i just filled it up... 17.87 gallons.. $3.33 a gallon total of $60!
    I guess it aint so bad, I wish it was like $2.5 a gallon!
     
  17. Sep 22, 2008 at 12:22 PM
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    Lol... you can forget about that pipe dream
     
  18. Sep 22, 2008 at 1:25 PM
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    Light comes on at 317 or so. Tops is about 375. Used to be almost 400 until the &%@# ethanol.
     
  19. Sep 22, 2008 at 2:15 PM
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    Roland

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    I was just thinking that I shouldn't butt in here. :rolleyes:
     
  20. Sep 22, 2008 at 2:30 PM
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    lsocoee

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    alright, go ahead and shame us...:rolleyes:
     
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