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Re: "Your Mileage May Vary"

To: "davidwjones" <davidwjones@cox.net>, <healeys@Autox.Team.Net>
Subject: Re: "Your Mileage May Vary"
From: "Bluechipracing" <bluechipracing@snet.net>
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2004 08:54:17 -0500
BN1, when completely stock,  well broken in at 85,000 miles, with H4 SU's, 
4.1 Diff, 165-15 tires  got 27 miles per US gallon.

BN7, completly stock, 165-15 tires, 18 MPG.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "davidwjones" <davidwjones@cox.net>
To: <healeys@Autox.Team.Net>
Sent: Friday, November 12, 2004 11:34 AM
Subject: "Your Mileage May Vary"

> Hi List,
> I've been poking around in the many books and article reprints about 
> Healeys
> that I have, and can find next to nothing about what kind of gas mileage
> various Healeys get.
> I guess the lack of information is an indication that gas mileage for 
> these
> cars is irrelevant, and misses the point completely, in that they are a 
> hoot
> to drive regardless of whatever the fuel economy is..
> Still, I have been wondering how the mileage compares between the 
> different
> models, engines and carb setups. I recall that my car got about 18 mpg 
> with
> the twin HDs before restoration and conversion back to the correct triple
> HS4s.
> Also wondered how much better it is with the 4 cylinder engines than with 
> the
> sixes.
> I have not put enough miles on it since, to see if there is a significant
> mileage / range difference now.
> Would listers mind indicating their carb / engine / modifications (if any) 
> /
> condition, and the city/hwy mileage and range? -Just curious.
> David W. Jones
> '62 Mk II BT7 tricarb
> Cumberland, RI USA

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