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Old 04-04-2014, 09:38 AM
callumej callumej is offline
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Help please - Thirsty M3!

Hi all,

I've fairly recently become an E36 M3 Evolution owner and love it!

The only problem is I'm only getting 14 MPG around town - I expected it to be thirsty but surely this is excessive?!

Does anyone have any ideas of where to start looking for a cause? Any help would be much appreciated.

The car seems to run fine. No issues with calipers (I've rebuilt them) or thermostat (seems to heat up nicely)

Many thanks
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Old 07-02-2014, 12:34 PM
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If you have a EVO you're in europe..
(evo1, evo2, or sportevo?)
and you have the car we wish we got here in the states..

Since I cant lay my hands on it personally..
I would suggest checking/cleaning intake components, injectors, and exhaust sensors.

Now im jealous thinking of your evo.
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Old 07-02-2014, 01:20 PM
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Me too that's a holy grail car to us in the USA

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