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Fuel Consumption

Postby Gerben » Fri May 20, 2016 2:11 pm

Can DS give a economical file on a 5 pot and if yes what is economical ?
Or is this just a **** question because its a 5 pot ?
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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby flyby » Fri May 20, 2016 2:16 pm

Why would you want it?

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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby Gerben » Fri May 20, 2016 2:24 pm

If the wife is using the car, then I don't want her to roll up the streets so would a economical file help if there is such a thing for a 5pot ?
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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby flyby » Fri May 20, 2016 2:28 pm

Oh ok. They have economy files but they really dont make much difference

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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby Gerben » Fri May 20, 2016 2:34 pm

Okay cool, then it is what it is!
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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby flyby » Fri May 20, 2016 2:39 pm

Your wife will prob get it lower anyway.

I get 350km from a 65 litre tank normally. If i drive craefully i can stretch it to 450. When my fiance uses my car she can get around 550km.

Dont know how she does it lol

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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby Gerben » Fri May 20, 2016 2:55 pm

What mods are you running on your ST ?
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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby flyby » Mon May 23, 2016 7:24 am

I dont have an ST any more.

As Mys says i have an Oupa wagon :D

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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby DTM » Mon May 23, 2016 12:54 pm

Having owned a 5 pot ST myself fuel consumption went out the door. I tried granny shifting for a week and couldn't take the pain no more even so my consumption wasn't anything to brag about. 5 pot is thirsty and with a small fuel tank in these cars that doesn't help either.
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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby PoopandPee » Mon May 23, 2016 6:26 pm

yes there is an economical file, it's called keep your right foot off the go pedal....

No matter what file wah wah.... it's all about drive style
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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby Gerben » Mon May 23, 2016 7:56 pm

They say a BT will be more efficient than oem because of the late spooling ? But also heavier if your foot is heavy.. is this true on a 5pot ?
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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby Bloubul7 » Mon May 23, 2016 8:15 pm

Gerben wrote:They say a BT will be more efficient than oem because of the late spooling ? But also heavier if your foot is heavy.. is this true on a 5pot ?

Yes it is, a heavy foot means more boost which equates to more air entering the engine and thus more fuel required to in order to keep to the air/ fuel ratio required.

To explain it, when you are not boosting you car will aim to run an AFR (air to fuel ratio) of 14.7. As soon as you start boosting this ratio drops to around 11 to 12 depending. That means that you are already using 25% more fuel by just going into boost, but as soon as you start boosting the airflow will increase as well which now increases your fuel usage to around 40-50%.
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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby flyby » Tue May 24, 2016 6:53 am

Its the price we pay for fun!

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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby DURATEC80 » Mon May 30, 2016 11:00 pm

I think the STOC map on the ultra is thr economy map

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Re: Fuel Consumption

Postby Jon-T5 » Tue May 31, 2016 1:17 pm

Better fuel economy on a BT is bollocks purely because you're going to want to boost ALL-THE-TIME :lol:
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