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    Default New Air Filter = More MPG

    Changed the air filter last weekend and did the air box mod , my previous mpg was consistant at 36-37 mpg as i drive the same 25 mile journey to a from work everyday which includes 8 miles of B roads and the remaining 17 miles on dual carriage way.
    I replaced the filter for a standard one and now my MPG is.........


    Well chuffed.........40mpg

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    I' be gutted with 40mpg!

    Funny how the small things make a big difference.

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    Well I guess the new filter was clean. So naturally it will increase MPG as its a clean, easily breathing filter.

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    How accurate is your trip computer? Mine usually sits between 40-45mpg while the actual fuel consumption is 35-38mpg

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    was the old filter really dirty ? how long since last changed ? probably pay for its self really fast with the price of fuel.

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