Michael Galloway wrote:
> ken ...
> i'm getting around 20-22 in my '78 spit. mine is not tuned very
> well and the carb is dirty.
> -- michael galloway
> '78 spitfire
> On Tue, 4 Mar 1997, Ken Tharp wrote:
> > Listers,
> > Here's a topic that I haven't seen discussed on the list since I've been
> > a subscriber (4-5 months): gas mileage.
> > Back in the mid-70's, in my former lbc life, our '71 Spitfires routinely
> > got 30 miles per gallon. Today, my '79 gets less than 20 mpg. I'm
> > curious to know whether other late-model Spit owners do better than
> > that. I think my car is running rich, which would account for some of
> > the problem (if it is a problem).
> > Ken Tharp
> > West Des Moines, IA
> > '79 Spitfire
Ken, I have a 79 spit and I am getting around 27 miles to a gal. I did
just turn it up and adjusted the carb with a friend (fred). It has been
running pretty good for now.