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by karldDanneberg
12 Sep 2017 20:05
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: 4.8 fuel consumption
Replies: 82
Views: 8433

Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

Short trips like that are the worst possible scenario, both in terms of consumption and engine life. the engine probably hasn't even reached operating temperatures when you get to work, and the mixture is still running rich to compensate. It is quite likely badly carbon'ed up as well... Hi Peter I ...
by karldDanneberg
12 Sep 2017 20:02
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: 4.8 fuel consumption
Replies: 82
Views: 8433

Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

Rhett wrote:What year is your 4.8 Karl? Is there any traffic lights / stop streets on the trip? Town driving for me only gets around 5km/l so you're not far off.
hi Rhett

It's a 2010 with 95000km, regular services i.e. oil changes and filters every 7500km give or take.
by karldDanneberg
12 Sep 2017 07:59
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: 4.8 fuel consumption
Replies: 82
Views: 8433

Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

Update on my consumption 100% Urban Cycle No Roof rack No Spare wheel No Drawer system Only used for daily driving maximum 10km to work and I miss all the traffic With 7% compensation for larger wheel size, inflated to 2.5 Mileage on this tank 475km and 117litres of fuel average 4km/l Im starting to...
by karldDanneberg
06 Aug 2017 19:41
Forum: 29. Events
Topic: Forum Kgalagadi trip 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1200

Re: Forum Kgalagadi trip 2018

Gents, Adi, my kids (Rhies, Sienna and Skar) will more than likely join this trip. Please add us to the list. Kindly advise if we can help with anything.
by karldDanneberg
31 Jul 2017 21:22
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Front anti-sway bar QD's
Replies: 44
Views: 4553

Re: Front anti-sway bar QD's

David M wrote:With Baboon's less than 3 months away it is time to bump this topic as at the moment I am the only one with an order in with Piet. Any other takers?
Ill gladly add my name to list...
by karldDanneberg
26 Jun 2017 22:17
Forum: 25. Trip/Route Queries
Topic: Kaap Patrol meeting
Replies: 3
Views: 765

Re: Kaap Patrol meeting

Better late than never, Kaapenaar reporting for duty
by karldDanneberg
15 May 2017 12:57
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: 4.8 fuel consumption
Replies: 82
Views: 8433

Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

With 285/70/17's ie 33" wheels, roof rack, front and rear bullbar, fridge, drawer system, 2 adults, 2 kids I average 4.4km/l excluding compensation for larger wheel size of 6% which means my average is in region of 4.664km/l....

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by karldDanneberg
16 Dec 2016 12:57
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: Patrol Spotting
Replies: 406
Views: 25583

Re: Spotted

Another one spotted !
by karldDanneberg
16 Dec 2016 09:49
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: Patrol Spotting
Replies: 406
Views: 25583

Spotted

Spotted passing through Somerset West on N2

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