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Mar 14, 3:38pm - #125341 
gas saving experiment! good results...

hey guys. well after i got my car i wanted to do a little experiment.

first full tank of gas-car had regular oil, regular Oil Filter, played with lift at times...result: 279miles/11.9 gallons= 23.45 miles per gallon

second full tank of gas-changed to synthetic oil (royal purple) and all fluids, put in TRD drop in filter, put in k and n Performance gold filter, drove 3-4 times using lift...result: 280 miles/ 11.5 gallons= 24.35 miles per gallon

Third full tank of gas-raised tire pressure, never drove in lift (well once..lol rofl, i couldn't resist) result:
301 miles/ 12 gallons of gas= 25.1 miles per gallon.

...now that i added a TRD exhuast, i want to see if i gain or lose from it. be back in a week to post results. again this was made on a GTS...GT models will seriously garner better results! thumbsup rice


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Mar 14, 3:45pm - #125342 
Originally Posted by ct
again this was made on a GTS...GT models will seriously garner better results! thumbsup rice


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Mar 14, 3:46pm - #125343 
very cool, yes please post next weeks results. i totally know what you mean but not hitting lift. you cant resist!

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Mar 14, 3:49pm - #125344 
I can't really see how the GT and GTS would vary much at all in gas consumption, true differant engines, power and such but the GTS's extra power doesn't do much unless you're in high RPM.

None the less, the best results for gas consumption are just to drive by the book.


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Mar 14, 3:50pm - #125345 
I get about 27mph.


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Mar 14, 3:53pm - #125346 
my GT got and average of 335miles at 11 gallons...that's 30 miles per gallon. 3 miles per gallon higher than what is stated at product specs of 27 mpg. just ease off the gas and stp driving it like you stole it. it made the hugest difference! thumbsup

and yes...keeping away from lift is like giving up sex... rofl


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Mar 14, 3:56pm - #125347 
cool...

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Mar 14, 4:13pm - #125348 
good job ct, very helpful and informative, especially since gas prices are kicking my ass.


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Mar 14, 4:47pm - #125349 
i get around the same as you


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Mar 14, 6:40pm - #125350 
I have synthetic oil and wix racing filter and I get like 340 to 11 gallons. I have the GTS.

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Mar 14, 6:46pm - #125351 
I have Auto GT and it is 29.5... I drive normally. Mine is still new (only 3000 miles). Don't know if it matters.

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Mar 14, 6:57pm - #125352 
GTS

I lift DAILY. After it warms up, I run the engine to 5K rpm when shifting.

Love that sound.

I get about 23-25, on the highway on Chevron with Techron I've gotten upwards of 37 mpg.

It all depends on the brand of gas, we have oxygenated gas in Maryland, which lowers emissions by 10%, but lowers gas mileage by 15%, so the net effect is 5% more emissions, go goverment bean counters!

I use Mobil 1 5W30 and K&N Gold Line Filter, toyota Air Filter. thumbsup


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Mar 14, 8:36pm - #125353 
Tell us what happens. Right now, I'm getting about 30mpg, I commute 20miles a day. It's mixed between highway and side-streets. I'd prolly get more if it were most on highways.

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Mar 14, 9:06pm - #125354 
Last two tanks were averages of 24.7 and 23.9 for me, with an auto GTS. Your experiment is interesting... but just remember that your mileage depends more on where you drive than anything else. If you are a on the highway 60% of the time on one tank then on the city street 60% of the time on the next, it's going to make a huge difference.


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Mar 14, 9:19pm - #125355 
good info thumbsup

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Mar 14, 10:32pm - #125356 
Originally Posted by breakinankles
good info thumbsup

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Mar 14, 11:09pm - #125357 
cant wait to see what the TRD exhaust does..

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Mar 15, 12:18pm - #125358 
sometimes i get over 30 mpg ... and sometimes (when i'm having fun) its like 18. wink

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Mar 15, 12:21pm - #125359 
note: all my driving is stop and go..crawling kind of driving. i drive on the 405 at rush hour so...no gas saving highway driving for me..lol rofl


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Mar 15, 1:16pm - #125360 
the best speeds to cruise at that save gas are 60km/h and 110km/h...try it! This weekend, driving to Ottawa and back at a solid 110, I got over 650km on a full tank.


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Mar 15, 1:20pm - #125361 
i imagine with the Performance mods it saves you more gas~
results in more gas milage~ because you dont have to step on the gas as hard to get to the speed you want...

just my theory...never tested tho~


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Mar 15, 2:02pm - #125362 
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
i imagine with the Performance mods it saves you more gas~
results in more gas milage~ because you dont have to step on the gas as hard to get to the speed you want...

just my theory...never tested tho~


it depends what Performance mods you get. but i see what you're saing...performance mods that free up hp "should" help with mileage...


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Mar 15, 2:21pm - #125363 
Originally Posted by ct
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
i imagine with the Performance mods it saves you more gas~
results in more gas milage~ because you dont have to step on the gas as hard to get to the speed you want...

just my theory...never tested tho~


it depends what Performance mods you get. but i see what you're saing...performance mods that free up hp "should" help with mileage...

yup~ the ones that "free up" hp should help the mileage

but the ones that "force out" hp will harm the mileage.


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Mar 15, 3:13pm - #125364 
No one mentioned rims and tires. There are some tires that give better MPG. And the rims also have an impact on MPG.

For example: Last week I changed back to my summer tires (205/50/16) and now I have an MPG of 29. Before,with my M+S tires I had like 24 MPG.

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Mar 15, 3:24pm - #125365 
Originally Posted by CelicaTC
No one mentioned rims and tires. There are some tires that give better MPG. And the rims also have an impact on MPG.

For example: Last week I changed back to my summer tires (205/50/16) and now I have an MPG of 29. Before,with my M+S tires I had like 24 MPG.


you're rght. my experiment was done with the stock 205/55/16 rims/tires perelli P4000 supertoiuring at 42PSI with a 44 max PSI

thanks for the heads up CelicaTC! thumbsup


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Apr 1, 10:44am - #125366 
well i just filled up the tank with not so good results...here are the gas mileage for added TRD exhaust w/ chevron synthetic fuel injector cleaner...297 miles at 12.4 gallons...that bumps it doen to 23.95 miles per gallon. i don't get it...i went though the same process...made the same trips...didn't hit lift once...acutually not hit lift in WEEKS!...hmmm...suggestions anyone? confused


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Apr 1, 1:26pm - #125367 
my last trip to palm springs i had 425 miles on the tank ...

thats over 35 mpg... and i wasnt driving it soft either.. happywink

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Apr 1, 1:29pm - #125368 
yo my 5 speed gt gets 415 miles out of a full tank of gas

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Apr 1, 1:34pm - #125369 
Originally Posted by Andres
yo my 5 speed gt gets 415 miles out of a full tank of gas


yup...when i had my GT i got 412 from la to san fran in one tank...now that i have a GTS i'm suffering from a huge mpg drop cry


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Apr 1, 2:06pm - #125370 
about 310-312, at 12.6 or so, ususally goes to around 25.5 mpg or so


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Apr 1, 2:10pm - #125371 
Originally Posted by spaztikid

my last trip to palm springs i had 425 miles on the tank ...

thats over 35 mpg... and i wasnt driving it soft either.. happywink


I made all 330 miles from Orange County to Lake Havasu, AZ on a tank in my car... not bad for an auto gts.

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Apr 1, 4:08pm - #125372 
Originally Posted by ct
hey guys. well after i got my car i wanted to do a little experiment.

first full tank of gas-car had regular oil, regular Oil Filter, played with lift at times...result: 279miles/11.9 gallons= 23.45 miles per gallon

second full tank of gas-changed to synthetic oil (royal purple) and all fluids, put in TRD drop in filter, put in k and n Performance gold filter, drove 3-4 times using lift...result: 280 miles/ 11.5 gallons= 24.35 miles per gallon

Third full tank of gas-raised tire pressure, never drove in lift (well once..lol rofl, i couldn't resist) result:
301 miles/ 12 gallons of gas= 25.1 miles per gallon.

...now that i added a TRD exhuast, i want to see if i gain or lose from it. be back in a week to post results. again this was made on a GTS...GT models will seriously garner better results! thumbsup rice


What kind of gas 87 89 or 91?


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Apr 1, 4:10pm - #125373 
Originally Posted by calidrifter
Originally Posted by ct
hey guys. well after i got my car i wanted to do a little experiment.

first full tank of gas-car had regular oil, regular Oil Filter, played with lift at times...result: 279miles/11.9 gallons= 23.45 miles per gallon

second full tank of gas-changed to synthetic oil (royal purple) and all fluids, put in TRD drop in filter, put in k and n Performance gold filter, drove 3-4 times using lift...result: 280 miles/ 11.5 gallons= 24.35 miles per gallon

Third full tank of gas-raised tire pressure, never drove in lift (well once..lol rofl, i couldn't resist) result:
301 miles/ 12 gallons of gas= 25.1 miles per gallon.

...now that i added a TRD exhuast, i want to see if i gain or lose from it. be back in a week to post results. again this was made on a GTS...GT models will seriously garner better results! thumbsup rice


What kind of gas 87 89 or 91?


i have a GTS...it will only take a min. of 91
I used to have a GT and would not require anymore than 87 thumbsup


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Apr 1, 4:33pm - #125374 
Maybe someone can post the same results with the other two types I think that they may be a little different.


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Apr 1, 4:51pm - #125375 
i do a lot of highway driving back and forth to school, so i average between 28-31, depending on how hard i push my 02 GT auto.


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Apr 1, 7:35pm - #125376 
shit i get 30 mpg in my 5 speed gt


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Apr 1, 8:15pm - #125377 
Originally Posted by ct
hey guys. well after i got my car i wanted to do a little experiment.

first full tank of gas-car had regular oil, regular Oil Filter, played with lift at times...result: 279miles/11.9 gallons= 23.45 miles per gallon

second full tank of gas-changed to synthetic oil (royal purple) and all fluids, put in TRD drop in filter, put in k and n Performance gold filter, drove 3-4 times using lift...result: 280 miles/ 11.5 gallons= 24.35 miles per gallon

Third full tank of gas-raised tire pressure, never drove in lift (well once..lol rofl, i couldn't resist) result:
301 miles/ 12 gallons of gas= 25.1 miles per gallon.

...now that i added a TRD exhuast, i want to see if i gain or lose from it. be back in a week to post results. again this was made on a GTS...GT models will seriously garner better results! thumbsup rice


I have waisted whole tanks in a day playing with lift...just so addicting!!!!

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