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" <email@example.com>
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
> 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
> cars is irrelevant, and misses the point completely, in that they are a
> to drive regardless of whatever the fuel economy is..
> Still, I have been wondering how the mileage compares between the
> models, engines and carb setups. I recall that my car got about 18 mpg
> the twin HDs before restoration and conversion back to the correct triple
> Also wondered how much better it is with the 4 cylinder engines than with
> 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