General Fuller tank = better fuel consumption?

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  1. pastore Banned ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

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    does the fuel get rinsed even more if you don't have a fuller tank? i know you shouldnt keep it low anyway because all of the dirt and stuff in the fuel tank but im talking about fuel consumption wise.

    Fuller tank = better fuel consumption?
     
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  2. Dave Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Erm more fuel = more weight so in theory worse fuel consumption as the engine has to work harder!
     
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  3. pastore Banned ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

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    point taken,
     
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  4. Pottermus Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    I've noticed that if my gauge reads full before I go for a long drive, I get further into my journey before needing to stop at a fuel station than if I started when it only read 1/4.

    Maybe you're right???
     
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  5. Zebster Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Either way, you'd get a lot further if it was diesel.
     
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  6. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    Yes, those AA Recovery trucks can take a diesel many miles without it using any fuel at all...:excited:
     
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  7. Garrydhu Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Or a hybrid
     
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  8. jimjams Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    if everyone drove a diesel-engined car there would be less people on the planet due to all the pollution, so the price of fuel would go down, so double benefit from Herr Diesel
     
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  9. Zebster Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Yeah that's right... petrol engined cars don't emit nasty pollution! Oh, hang on...
     
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  10. jimjams Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    you need to watch that BBC Panorama and see how the heart-rate goes up when walking along Oxford Street compared with the nearby Park. No petrol-engined vehicles on Oxford Street.
     
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  11. Pottermus Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    I do drive a diesel. :teasing:
     
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  12. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    ATR traitor! :telloff:
     
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  13. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Ford loving, weasel driving planet pollutor !
     
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  14. exec Premium Member Club Supporter

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    Diesels are for people who have given up on life, no lie. :hippie:
     
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  15. Garrydhu Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Or life's given up on them
     
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  16. Zebster Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    We diesel owners do not depend upon our cars to have a life!
     
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  17. Garrydhu Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Chug,chug,cough,cough
     
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  18. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    Sorry, but my Accord I-DTEC was a wonderful thing...
     
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  19. jimjams Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    so was my hamster when I was a kid :lol:
     
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  20. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    ...and the million dollar question...what was the name of your hamster?

    I'm going to guess something cute like 'Pickles' or 'Fluffy.'

    :Laughing:
     
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