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Have you experimented with bumping the timing slightly? Makes a world of difference for the agrarian engines.
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The rebuilt 110 is returning 32 imperial mpg on 235/85's and a 1.44:1 transfer box
That's good to know as I've been agonizing over whether to change out my 1.44:1 to a 1.2:1

Have you done any tweaking to your 200Tdi, or is it stock?
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What size tire are you running now Mark? Overall height? Yes it can be improved.

I think you need to add a tiny tach to give accurate RPM reading next. tinytach.com
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This makes me want to get some 285/75 All-Terrains and see what happens.

Pendy: What size be our fuel lines?
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Old July 9th, 2008, 10:57 AM
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Measure!

Mine are 5/16

Plastic lines are 5/16 and 3/8. You gonna put a magnet over your fuel line? LOL
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Old July 10th, 2008, 07:29 AM
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I *was* thinking one of the injection lines... but uh, good point about having plastic lines.
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The injection lines are 7mm I believe. Just go measure one!
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What size tire are you running now Mark? Overall height? Yes it can be improved.

I think you need to add a tiny tach to give accurate RPM reading next. tinytach.com
I'm running 255/75/16s. I need to add VDO tach, boost and EGT before I mess with anything. Wish I had taken you up on the EGT while you had the engine. Getting that bung welded onto the turbo for the probe is gonna be a PITA. Once I get that done, I'll circle back with you on the how to. What have other 110's with 2.8's been getting for MPG after tweaking?
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Mark,

I'm running 285/75's (11.25 x33.25) with 3 inches of lift and I'm getting milage similar to yours with 4 liter natural. You should be crushing me mpg wise.
The probe bung goes on the turbo or on the downpipe ?
Have you chalked your tires yet ?
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You can just drill and tap for the EGT probe. Tiny tach is more precise on RPM reading. I recomend the VDO mounted regular and the tiny tach for tuning. Tiny tach has a hour meter available for you maintenance schedule types. What is the measured height of the tires? You can shoot for 26-28 mpg.
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Just came across this 110 claiming 30MPG. Is this possible?

http://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/car/747540985.html
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I don't know, but for the life of me I still can't figure out why people who are selling a $65K vehicle can't take a decent amount of current pictures and spell check their postings. I just placed a more descriptive post on craigslist with more pictures (current and accurate too) of a free playset for crying out loud!

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Whats the story on the playset?
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Kids have grown to the age where they never use it and I'd rather have someone enjoy it than it sit in my back yard aging. We got our money's worth out of it and it wasn't a super high end one. Didn't think to ask friends if they needed it sorry. Posted it on craigslist and was snapped up in under 15 mins with 3 people in line if it falls through (and I had to remove the ad to stop the calls). Crazy.

Anyway, my point was just that I put more effort into posting a free playset than people can spend hawking a $65K truck! I also would prefer people use graigslist for free or cheap items (deals anyway). I'm a cheap bastard, but there is cheap, and cheap. LOL.
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You can just drill and tap for the EGT probe. Tiny tach is more precise on RPM reading. I recomend the VDO mounted regular and the tiny tach for tuning. Tiny tach has a hour meter available for you maintenance schedule types. What is the measured height of the tires? You can shoot for 26-28 mpg.
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Where do I drill and tap? You think the threads would be sturdy enough for long term then? Would I need to remove anything for drill and tap? Concerned about thread shavings. that turbo plumbing looks like a big job to do anything, and I have no idea where to source proper gaskets for the 2.8.

Also, was that 26-28 mpg comment for me?
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Charles,

graigslist ? lol


John,
Pendy says you can get 30. First you chalk your tires.....
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That's good to know as I've been agonizing over whether to change out my 1.44:1 to a 1.2:1

Have you done any tweaking to your 200Tdi, or is it stock?
The 110 fuel pump is stock.
Last tank got 33.8 mpg, just as well as it's now hit 1.31 a litre
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Old July 15th, 2008, 01:37 PM
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The 110 fuel pump is stock.
Last tank got 33.8 mpg, just as well as it's now hit 1.31 a litre
So that's what, just over 30mpg US? Excellent!

Looking forward to getting my 200Tdi!

Thanks for the info.
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Old July 15th, 2008, 01:39 PM
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So that's what, just over 30mpg US? Excellent!

Looking forward to getting my 200Tdi!

Thanks for the info.
No 28.1 US mpg.
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No 28.1 US mpg.
Ah, right you are. 1.2 it is. I was thinking in knots (1.1). Old habit.
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