Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2000 22:07:23 +0100
From: "david adams" <4ncnopsamm.net>
Subject: Re: Gentle driving gave amazing fuel consumption


I found lots of information on the calor gas website - including lists of garages they have trained, conversion specialists & LPG outlets - very useful- UK only! Dave A Alan Hamilton <alanghamiltonnopsamternet.com> wrote in message news:39C3E47F.8EB3D6D1nopsamternet.com... > Try driving down the motorway at around 62mph and resetting your MPG computer. I > have been getting 58mpg on a 1997 900XS 2.0. > > Anyone know if 900s can be converted to LPG? > > "darran.hill" wrote: > > > Tell me about it, since driving with egg shells on the pedal my 1996 sx 2.0 > > petrol has also suprised me with amazing MPG returns...........It will be a > > shame when the fuel returns...;-) > > > > Jeff Tope wrote: > > > > > Here in the UK (for those who are not) we have had fuel shortages due to > > > protests over high fuel costs. > > > Consequently many of us have been trying to preserve what little fuel we > > > have until supplies return > > > I have a 93 2.2 Diesel which averaged on VERY gentle driving over a distance > > > of 120 miles of mainly motorway / trunk roads 76.5MPG! The peak MPG was 78.1 > > > MPG after about 100 miles but then it dropped slightly due to roundabouts > > > and traffic signals. > > > The average speed was 42 MPH but that being 3MPH HIGHER than when I have > > > been stuck in traffic jams! >

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