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Old 03-11-2007, 04:31 PM   #41
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Not difficult. CoyoteX suggested it was perhaps a 30 minute job. It took me maybe 2 hours. It'd take me 30 minutes to do again though
So it certainly hasn't hurt!

In fact, I think it's safe to say it's a perfect complement to the taller tranny. Like peanut butter and jelly!
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Old 03-11-2007, 04:41 PM   #42
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Not difficult. CoyoteX suggested it was perhaps a 30 minute job. It took me maybe 2 hours. It'd take me 30 minutes to do again though

Anyway - on the test run, even without being able to use as much throttle as I would have liked, I was able to pull off a 84.8 mpg (US) P&G round trip - 9.8 miles, 1 hr EBH assisted start, 3C temp.

So it certainly hasn't hurt!

In fact, I think it's safe to say it's a perfect complement to the taller tranny. Like peanut butter and jelly!
HOLY SMOKES!!!
How many more gallons do you have left in that tank of yours? I can't wait for your next fill after that!

By the way, if the XFi cam increased low end power, what was the reasoning to why all the Metros didn't have it?
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Old 03-11-2007, 04:47 PM   #43
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I was going to fill up tomorrow to start the "team challenge" off with a full tank, but the prices are over a buck a liter here. I may wait a week or so to see if they come down before I fill.

(EDIT the refiner who had the fire says they'll be back up to full prod'n this week. So prices should drop.)
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Old 03-11-2007, 06:11 PM   #44
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-6 C that's hardcore. I can't wait to see the results from that. I know it probably buried in the thread but what do you think the FE improvement will be?
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Old 03-11-2007, 06:20 PM   #45
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Whoops, no it was +6 C. (I'm not that motivated.)

Hard to say how much it'll help. I'm guessing a few percent, but that's just a WAG.
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Old 03-11-2007, 06:23 PM   #46
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Congrats on the project.

As I recall, you don't heat your garage. Did you have the EBH engaged, or pre-warm the engine?
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Old 03-11-2007, 06:27 PM   #47
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Thanks. I thought about preheating my "work area" with a little drive, but no, I worked on it cold - but on the driveway, in the warm sunshine.
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NICE.......I was waiting to hear when you was going to do this.

Glad to hear it went well and can't wait to see the numbers come in!
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Old 03-13-2007, 03:29 PM   #49
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96 mpg (US) round trip, hardcore P&G; 8C; no EBH; 12.4 miles; 47 mph max; 27 mph avg; ideal conditions (traffic wise).

This is the same route I used on Sunday, with a small extra bit tacked on at the end. I probably would have had low 90's if I had stuck to the exact same route.

Even 5 extra degrees C warmer makes all the difference - I came into a few well practised turns/stops too hot and had to brake because the rolling resistance is less than I've been used to for the past 3 months.

I'm liking this cam. To me, the motor seems quieter (could be because I'm shifting a little sooner), and it has a deeper sound.
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YAY! I'm glad I could contribute to this project
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