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    So I had a good run with a full tank from Peterborough to Thetford, and from Thetford to Bournemouth then a couple of days commute from Bournemouth to Eastleigh.

    From the trip computer this is what I saw when I brimmed it this lunchtime:

    46 miles remaining (fuel light on)
    10 gallons used
    50.4 mpg average
    44 mph av speed
    506.2 trip distance

    I put in 50.69 litres which if you divide by 4.65 gives you 10.9 gallons (correct?)
    which actually gives you 46mpg.

    So thanks to 18"s over standard 17"s and a DrHoot chip the computer is WAY off ......isn't it?

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    We've all noticed that a Tuning Box throws the computer off matey. You're not the only one. I've never trusted any cars on-board computer anyway.

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    I was advised on this forum to have the computor set to U.S. gallons after fitting a tuning box, it's still not 100% accurate ( it reads lower now ) but at least you shoud'nt run out of fuel eh!

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