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Re: How many miles did you drive your P80 over Thanksgiving?

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Google Maps reports 1166 miles from NC to NY and back. Smooth trip with no mechanical failures noted.
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If you passed us by you are deader than a P80 twilight after 100,000 slammings of the tailgate, JR...

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jreed wrote:Google Maps reports 1166 miles from NC to NY and back. Smooth trip with no mechanical failures noted.
I think we've got a winner here!

Winner of what, I don't know! :lol:
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Post by jblackburn »

15 :D

It was home for the holidays, and I drove it around some. But it made a 150 mile trip both ways without blowing up this time! It was the Jeep's turn for that, apparently.

We now have a lot of blue cars...

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It was close. but here are two before and after pictures:

Before:
http://imgur.com/a/i9c1E

After the drive home:

http://imgur.com/a/yndzZ

The MPG rating are weird, I typically get about 28.8mpg, but just upon starting Torque, it'll display something much higher. Regardless, a total of 1242 miles.

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I did 500 miles yesterday picking up muffin, another 300 to NYC today, and 500 on Sunday planned...so 2017 will be P2 heavy..
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Post by brunocerous »

Zero miles today, though I did haul the family to the NYC parade and back on the bus and train, an hour each way. They spent more time eating snacks and drinking hot chocolate than watching any balloons or marching bands.

Thirty-three miles yesterday to visit the folks and another 33 tomorrow!
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I think I put in maybe ~50 miles total.
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Post by abscate »

And we bump this for the Holiday season....

I picked up Muffin on a return BOSTON swing yesterday, 300 miles, but otherMuffin will meet us in NYC on train.

300 miles on the P2, another 200 to return Muffin Sunday

So about 800 total.
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Post by ecbsykes »

I'll be driving ~530 miles today from my training in Alabama to my friend's place near Orlando, FL. Then back again Sunday!
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