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in h

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The difference isn't the temperature being extra high, it's that the oil is no longer moving.
 

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I have been tracking the mpg of my Automatic Sprinter 519 circa 4500kg whilst trundling around Scotland this month.
M6 run worked out at 18mpg @ 55-60 mph cross country Banff to Dornie was 23 mpg.

We will be doing a similar journey next year in my Crafter with robotised box and it will be interesting to see the comparison
 

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Hi everyone, we just sold out nu venture surf mounted on a Citroen berlingo base it did 40 mpg on diesel.
we have replaced with a Toyota hiace dyna and are getting 33 mpg on diesel.
what is your van and what do you get to the gallon please
55 plate Ford Transit Mk6 T350 90 remapped to 125 and I get 30mpg Pottering about round town and 36mpg average on motorways, I also replaced the back axle to a higher geared one from a Mk7 so I have disc brakes all round for better stopping!
 

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If I take it steady and keep it up to 60mph on motorways I was hitting 30mph but if I put my foot down it would drop it 35 or under. Not really dont enough moving around this year to say if it’s changed but no reason it should.
I give mine a shot of Red X every half dozen fills
I put a bottle of 2 stroke oil in my tank with every £30 of diesel plus 10 ml of Acetone and this keeps everything running beautifully. Used to get black smoke on hard acceleration before but none now!
 

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You make a valid point.
If you live at the bottom of a hill, chances are there's no problem.
If you live at the top of a hill, there might be.
If you live half way up a hill, it depends which way you approach.
I was travelling on a bus in the mountains in China a few years ago and the driver pulled up at the side of the road to let a passenger jump off and parachute down, wish I could have video’d it!
 

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2.8 jtd Ducato with 6 berth coach built body plated at 4000kg (running about 3700kg), 25 - 28mpg. I'm generally not heavy footed.
 

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I have a burstner aviano with a 3 litre engine if I set the cruise control at 60 I get 22 to 24 mpg but if I use the diesel heater it will drop to 17mpg
 

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1997 Hymer B564 with Ducato 2500cc turbo and 3.5 tonnes. On 6000 miles last winter to Spain and Portugal we averaged 29mpg. Some main road work (even an occasional motorway), very little city driving but lots of back roads and some mountain roads.
 

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If I take it steady and keep it up to 60mph on motorways I was hitting 30mph but if I put my foot down it would drop it 35 or under. Not really dont enough moving around this year to say if it’s changed but no reason it should.
I give mine a shot of Red X every half dozen fills
Are you a follower of homeopathy, one shot of redex 20cc diluted by a couple of tankfuls at 100litres, my two-stroke bike would sieze at a mile on that ratio, BUT it would not smoke much.;)
 

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I put a bottle of 2 stroke oil in my tank with every £30 of diesel plus 10 ml of Acetone and this keeps everything running beautifully. Used to get black smoke on hard acceleration before but none now!
Not good putting 2 stroke oil in derv,cooking oil would be better and miles cheaper,also try red ex diesel treatment every 3 4 tanks,cost £2 at tesco
 

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Redex diesel treatment
Hi Trev & anyone with the relevant experience/knoledge......What are the advantages of Redex
Is it better to buy the high quality diesel..Or will Redex help with cheapo diesel
Renault 2.5 DCI First registered 2006 !
By and large I do not like any extras.
STP was all the rage at one time (petrolengines) but I seem to remember once you start using you have to continue ?
Ta
Finally..will REDEX work with LINUX ?
 
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