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Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

Posted: 04 Jul 2017 14:49
by graham1
That is VERY good consumption!
Im going to have to try my best to go slow this upcoming holiday it seems!

Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

Posted: 04 Jul 2017 15:42
by Tinus lotz
graham1 wrote:That is VERY good consumption!
Im going to have to try my best to go slow this upcoming holiday it seems!
Life is to short to roll on long road at 90kmh.... :rolling: :rolling: :rolling:
Just joking :lol: :lol:
When we had went to 60 year birthday bash we drove behind tabbies on the highway and i got simmilar results....but that was long ago and never went that so again. .. :biggrin:
The saying goes....never late in the 4.8...... :blonde: :blonde:

Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

Posted: 04 Jul 2017 18:24
by Rhett
Tinus lotz wrote:The saying goes....never late in the 4.8...... :blonde: :blonde:
:rolling: :rolling:

Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

Posted: 04 Jul 2017 23:25
by Llewellyn
Rhett wrote:
Tinus lotz wrote:The saying goes....never late in the 4.8...... :blonde: :blonde:
:rolling: :rolling:
Beste wat ek ooit gekry het met my kar is 4.4kmpl, 35s, beadlocks, roofrack en 80, 100, 130 kmph.
Bo 130 gps kry ek tussen 3-3.5kmpl.
Steeds goed dink ek, besig met gearing nou om 37s te maak pas!

Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

Posted: 05 Jul 2017 09:14
by TijmenvdS
Llewellyn wrote:
Rhett wrote:
Tinus lotz wrote:The saying goes....never late in the 4.8...... :blonde: :blonde:
:rolling: :rolling:
Beste wat ek ooit gekry het met my kar is 4.4kmpl, 35s, beadlocks, roofrack en 80, 100, 130 kmph.
Bo 130 gps kry ek tussen 3-3.5kmpl.
Steeds goed dink ek, besig met gearing nou om 37s te maak pas!
Jy voel nie dalk gelei om n "Build tread" vir ons toe doen nie? Sal dit baie wardeer om te weet wat jy als maak om daai tires te maak pas en daar is sekerlik nog oulike idees daai kant. :pray:

Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

Posted: 05 Jul 2017 11:55
by biggles
Tinus lotz wrote:
graham1 wrote:That is VERY good consumption!
Im going to have to try my best to go slow this upcoming holiday it seems!
Life is to short to roll on long road at 90kmh.... :rolling: :rolling: :rolling:
Just joking :lol: :lol:
When we had went to 60 year birthday bash we drove behind tabbies on the highway and i got simmilar results....but that was long ago and never went that so again. .. :biggrin:
The saying goes....never late in the 4.8...... :blonde: :blonde:
Iesh and 90km/h indicated is closer to 80 in real life. This is a good 40% slower than you go somewhere legally. Why? :think: No excuse unless there were land rovers in the group.

Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

Posted: 12 Jul 2017 13:27
by NMAD
Just got back from a nice camping trip with the family at Knysna, towed a large off-road trailer and got 5.77 km/l,(450Km/78L) average speed was about 110 km/H

Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

Posted: 12 Jul 2017 13:38
by Chris Skinner
That's really good for pulling trailer as well! :clap:

Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

Posted: 23 Jul 2017 16:46
by SJC
Does not seem to be a 4.5 specific fuel consumption thread, so will post here:

On my recent trip from Sabie to Pta/JHb and back (returned today):

Got the best consumption ever on this vehicle: 6km/l - Best I ever got. :thumbup:

Only factors I think worth mentioning:
Roof rack was removed.
Dunlop grandtrek mt2's on patrol, 255/85r16, 2.5bar. (previously cooper st maxxs was on this patrol)
I would think that mud terrains in general are heavier on fuel, but maybe the thinner profile and lack of "side/corner threads" on the Dunlops (compared to the coopers), makes it less wind resistant or less rolling resistance(?).. not really sure :think: The Dunlops also got less rubber on the tar than the coopers.
Most travelling speed was closer to 110km/hr, some stretches on N4 was closer to 130km/hr.

Measured the traveled distance on the GPS and compared to the ODO - 10% differenc there.

Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

Posted: 23 Jul 2017 17:01
by Tinus lotz
Fanus ....sit net baie wind in op die teer ....ek ry 3bar koud :thumbup: