My car is not stock now but I remember back in 1966 that it got 20mpg in
town and mid 20 on highway. It was important cause I was a student with
limited funds who gave up a VW .
On Fri, 11 Jul 1997 08:38:31 -0400 Alvin and Lucille Johnson
>Standard Knapp wrote:
>> I have just finished restoring my Tiger 1a. The engine is stock. >
>What should I get for highway gas mileage?
> 1.It will get good mileage.
> 2.It will be very slow. Most Hondas and Volvos will blow by you
>The 2.88 gears,the stock 2 barrell carb, and the restrictive exhaust
>make it a non-performer.
> 3. It will have a good top end. That's what it's geared for as
>produced. Never could figure out why. Clutch life will be short with
>Hot tip: Original wire hose clamps=another .06 MPG
>Al J. (Poor mileage, double pumper Holley, no 2.88s)