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Just made an impossible milestone w/ pics...

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by RAT PRODUCTS, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. Aug 10, 2011 at 5:34 PM
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    RAT PRODUCTS

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    Good evening tacoma fans,

    I have just achieved 415.8 miles on a single tank of gas without running out. I have also put over 18 gallons of gas in my truck in a single pumping on 2 different fillings. I took a 1,200 mile trip this past week and tracked every mile of gas that I used in my '03 taco. Pics below...

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  2. Aug 10, 2011 at 5:36 PM
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    malander

    malander That's some tight butthole

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    2wd base 2.4l? ;)
     
  3. Aug 10, 2011 at 5:41 PM
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    Used to have one of those that got 26 mpg regularly.
     
  4. Aug 10, 2011 at 5:41 PM
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  5. Aug 10, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    So the first fill up was 21.32 mpg's....Pretty darn good, have never seen greater than 19.1 in mine!
     
  6. Aug 10, 2011 at 5:56 PM
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    Correct. And the second I did not take a pic of the mileage but it was 21.1 mpg.
     
  7. Aug 10, 2011 at 5:56 PM
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    malander That's some tight butthole

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    You drive with ect on all the time?
     
  8. Aug 10, 2011 at 5:58 PM
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    Most of the time. All the time on the highway.
     
  9. Aug 10, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    Nice! I don't have any pics, but I got 23.8 mpg a few weekends ago all on the highway. Surprised the hell out of me. Speed limit was 55 half the trip, 65 the rest, so that had something to do with it I'm sure.
     
  10. Aug 10, 2011 at 6:19 PM
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    Yeah I was getting 22.8 going 70 for about half of the trip before I did some city driving and it went down a bit. I went 70 for about 75%, city stop and go for the other 25%.
     
  11. Aug 10, 2011 at 6:21 PM
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    Impressive! I average just under 19MPG in mine, but have peaked at almost 21 on several tanks. Average fillup is about 16gal, with my largest being 18gal.
     
  12. Aug 10, 2011 at 6:33 PM
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    416 miles/19.5 gallons = 21.333 mpg


    ppfffttt....that's nothing. 24.6 mpg :cool: top that.
     
  13. Aug 10, 2011 at 6:46 PM
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    Haha I bet I could if I fill up at the top of a hill, coast down the hill, then fill up at the bottom... :D

    This thread wasn't so much about the mileage as it was that I went over 400 miles on a tank and I put over 18 gallons in an 18 gallon tank. I posted this in another thread and all the haters thought it was impossible...
     
  14. Aug 10, 2011 at 7:58 PM
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    your gas is so cheap.....
     
  15. Aug 10, 2011 at 8:01 PM
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    I've done 23 mpg over about 3/4 of a tank. It was coming down from Angel Fire NM to ABQ NM though.
     
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    lol i bet gas sucks for you! lol


    man 19 gal tho?? hell mine only holds 15..
     
  17. Aug 10, 2011 at 10:33 PM
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    if i did straight highway i could get about 25. The last few tanks have been 30% highway and 70% city and i got 21mpg for a couple of tanks like that, then all of a sudden, same type of driving, same driving style, it dropped to 19. I dont know why:(
     
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    Nah we only have 16 gallon tanks... 300 is the landmark there I'd say
     
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    Also I no longer trust the reading on gas pumps as the last 2 times I've filled the boat I've gotten 62 gallons into a 60 gallon tank. (thank god I'm just the one filling and not paying :) )
     
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    correct me if I'm wrong but my truck.. same as OP has a 18.5 gallon tank, so how did you fill 19.5?

    I get a pretty consistent 275 miles out of my 15.5 gallons when the light comes on for me before fill up.
     
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