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Old 10-03-2012, 05:34 PM
JasonSC540ia JasonSC540ia is offline
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No I have not. I dont actully believe im getting 28+mpg. I believe it is close. I do know I can go 400-425 miles city driving before my light comes on. Also, when I drive out to Cali to visit the folks, I can leave my house at Alamogordo NM (middle of NM), set cruse at 80-85mph, and go all the way to the west side of Phoenix and the light is still not on (about 600miles). I fill up anyway at that point because of that big strach between there and Blythe CA. Doing some quick math 600miles devided by 21gals is 28.5mpg. My 740i runs great. No problems at all (94K+ miles). Its been very well taken care of by PO and myself. I do all my own maintence and fix things right away. My static compression is strong, like a brandnew motor. Iv been focusing a lot latly on ride quality and improving mpg. When this set of tires are done, Ill be looking at a set of low rolling resistant tires. Believe it or not, my 99 740 is faster 0-80mph then my 99 supercharged 540.

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