300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by wgimenes » Thu May 04, 2017 8:23 pm

Far from the end of supply.

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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by Mpv2k3 » Thu May 04, 2017 8:31 pm

Any idea how much more I can go safely without running out.
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by wgimenes » Thu May 04, 2017 8:43 pm

It depends on how you drive.

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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by Mpv2k3 » Thu May 04, 2017 9:01 pm

Well just to get over 325 I'm driving like a granny. This will be the only time I do.
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by Ainmhidh » Fri May 05, 2017 8:11 am

Just circle the petrol station for 17 miles :rofl:
Or perhaps slightly less ridiculous, pick up a can full to carry for the next stint, just in case?
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by wgimenes » Fri May 05, 2017 8:34 am

Well, he hasn't replied so we can assume he's somewhere by the side of the road cursing having taken my advice ;-)

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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by Mpv2k3 » Fri May 05, 2017 9:27 am

Nope. All is good! Not used my car yet but will probably consider picking up a can full just In case lol
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Fri May 05, 2017 9:37 am

It goes a LONG way past the empty line, you'll be fine. It goes pretty much halfway to the bottom of the 'E' on the R3 :)

Might even get to 350 if you're REALLY careful lol
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by Harris-5310 » Fri May 05, 2017 6:36 pm

I think im doing something wrong as i done a full tank of bp good stuff (£65) in 2 days
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Mon May 08, 2017 9:00 am

Not at all, I was up at Santa Pod yesterday. Drove there and back and that's a tank... 175 miles lol
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by gareth_1912 » Wed May 10, 2017 8:56 pm

I don't know how you guys do it most I have got is 186 in till light came on . Where am o going wrong what's the secret lol


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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed May 10, 2017 9:16 pm

Just filled up with 50ltrs after covering 254 miles from the Lake District to Cheltenham so 300 was on again.
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by wgimenes » Wed May 10, 2017 9:19 pm

Agree. I routinely get 250 miles from driving a mix of urban/motorway miles (200 when just urban). I earned the 300 (336) badge on a return trip to Norwich from Surrey.

I'm sure it's possible.

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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Mon May 15, 2017 10:26 pm

Motorway cruising is the way to do it. Any other driving kills economy in the 8
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed May 24, 2017 1:58 pm

Definitely a better option as my daily.
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by legoadam » Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:54 pm

I got 310 out of my pz on th run from stoke to Bristol airport and back, had keep a steady 70 all the way though :(

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Post by zippyonline » Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:55 pm

I had some range anxiety today in my bimmer :lol:
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by Dazza44 » Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:06 pm

I managed to get 15 miles out my beamer when I had it that was once the petrol mileage hit zero then had a 2 mile walk to petrol station

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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by gareth_1912 » Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:04 pm

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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by ChrisHolmes » Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:26 pm

You probably have at least 60 miles of motorway driving at 70mph left in there.
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by gareth_1912 » Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:45 pm

Didn't want to risk it . lol I normally struggle to get 200miles to the he light . Filled up with 51.5 litres


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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by ChrisHolmes » Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:28 pm

There you go, 10ltrs is another 50 miles but the stress of the last 25 miles is incredible.
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:07 am

:whathesaid: plenty in there for a fair few miles, but having to put up with the stress is not so nice! :lol:
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

Post by untakenname » Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:13 am

I would be wary about running the tank too low due to the strain it puts on the pump, I did some logging of fuel pump temperatures (put a sensor in the sender unit swirl pot) when trying to rule out my fuelling issues a couple of months back when the ambient temperatures where a lot lower and below a quarter of a tank the temperature climbed from 40 degrees to 75!
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Re: 300 Mile Club (S1 RX8s) or 325 mile club for S2 RX8s

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