nissan 2.7td economy

Submitted: Sunday, Apr 28, 2002 at 00:00
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can any one tell me why I get around 10-12l/100ks on a long trip and only around 8l/100ks around townfrom my deisel? Does the fuel pump need recalibrating? Ther's new injectors in it, they made alot of difference. Air cleaner is new....Any help would be great.
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Reply By: Andrew - Sunday, Apr 28, 2002 at 00:00

Sunday, Apr 28, 2002 at 00:00
Mike, at what speed are you doing these long trips?..Once you start going over 95 km/h the wind resistance factor starts to accumulate and is not directly proportional to speed, but can become a 4 times factor, remember you are driving something automotively related to a house brick.
Try a long trip, or a run between fuel stops so as you can calculate consumption at 80, then 90, then 100, then 110km/h, and you will really see a pattern emerge, oh, and get any racks off the roof if not needed.
Regards Andrew
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Follow Up By: Mike - Sunday, Apr 28, 2002 at 00:00

Sunday, Apr 28, 2002 at 00:00
I was doing 100-110kmh for the 10-12l/100ks. But I thought I would get the 10-12l/100ks all round except if I was towing. I see most diesels are economical around town and highway driving. The later when a reasonable speed is maintained...
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Reply By: gg - Wednesday, Jun 26, 2002 at 00:00

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2002 at 00:00
a big factor in city traffic compared to a long trip is your motor is running cold a lot more which means your choke is on and you also do a lot more stop starting heavier traffic the less l/km
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