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

Post by jreed » Mon Nov 28, 2016 5:10 am

Google Maps reports 1166 miles from NC to NY and back. Smooth trip with no mechanical failures noted.
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Re: How many miles did you drive your P80 over Thanksgiving?

Post by abscate » Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:46 am

If you passed us by you are deader than a P80 twilight after 100,000 slammings of the tailgate, JR...

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

Post by theWIFES_S70 » Mon Nov 28, 2016 8:39 am

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

Post by jblackburn » Mon Nov 28, 2016 8:42 am

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

Post by dorvin » Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:20 pm

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

Post by abscate » Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:07 am

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

Post by brunocerous » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:54 pm

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

Post by wizechatmgr » Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:05 pm

I think I put in maybe ~50 miles total.
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Post by abscate » Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:17 am

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

Post by ecbsykes » Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:36 am

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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