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

Post by E Showell » Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:15 am

Did about 450 yesterday and will do the same on Sat. so c. 900 total.


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

Post by WhatAmIDoing » Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:18 pm

Did about 570 miles round trip for dinner, plus another ~160 miles driving through the beautiful Appalachians. Averaged 27.5mpg which I'd say is pretty good for all that mountain road driving.


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

Post by erikv11 » Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:04 pm

Drove a little over 800 ... but in the P2 this year!


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

Post by brunocerous » Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:21 pm

New Jersey to Queens and back again via the fastest route (I-78 to the Holland Tunnel going, GWB + GSP on the return): 76.1 miles, according to Metromile.


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

Post by abscate » Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:30 pm

NYC was a grind this year, too many brothers of Doctors on the road...


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

Post by brunocerous » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:41 am

Ha! No kidding.


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2019 edition How many miles did you drive your P80 over Thanksgiving?

Post by abscate » Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:40 pm

Looks like we will do the ritual 305 round trip to NY and back on Thursday

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

Post by magna224 » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:56 pm

I'll probably only end up putting on like 80. I won't be doing all the driving. I was just realizing in the 5 years I've owned my sedan I've only driven it around 20k miles.


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Re: 2019 edition How many miles did you drive your P80 over Thanksgiving?

Post by BlackBart » Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:52 pm

Zero. Oh...except for maybe the Costco trip for more pies!


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Re: 2019 edition How many miles did you drive your P80 over Thanksgiving?

Post by abscate » Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:14 pm

BlackBart wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:52 pm
Zero. Oh...except for maybe the Costco trip for more pies!
Nice. Thanks for the earlier post inspiration to harvest my gas tank of the parts car. Already have a nibble on both the fuel and tank


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