[thechat] gas prices..

martin at members.evolt.org martin at members.evolt.org
Mon Apr 16 15:49:32 CDT 2001

At 11:49 13/04/01 -0400, Bob Davis wrote:
>I believe in Europe, there's less sulfur content in the gasoline.

Low sulphur is coming in. It's also taxed lower in the UK.

>It's interesting to note that when folks with cars like mine replace the 
>computer with a higher performance one (adding some 50-60 hp), they seem 
>to get another 4-5mpg.  They use less throttle for the same power.  The 
>turbo works a little harder, and the fuel management is a little better. 
>I'll probably do it this spring (lusting over the thought of 300 hp on 
>tap), so I'll know more later.

Hoping the new car will have that same advanced computer...

>Martin - did you get the new ride yet?

26th April is the projected date. BTO cars take a while...


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