[ROVERNET - UK] thristy P5????

Paul Smith vmitps at netspace.net.au
Tue Jul 5 09:29:37 BST 2005

Should be around 18mpg for US gallons, better if you don't go hard like I 
used to in P4.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ben Rodgers" <irishrover at netscape.ca>
To: <lacpsyd at earthlink.net>; <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 05, 2005 12:58 AM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] thristy P5????

> Hi Folks
>             I don't use my 1967 P5 Mk3 alot, just a bit of summer driving,
> maybe 300-400 miles per year. It seems to be very heavy on fuel , 12- 14
> mpg. I'm wondering if this is common on the P5? I would have expected 
> better
> perhaps closer to 20mpg, my car is a 4 speed with a working overdrive. The
> carb has been rebuilt, top end redone with all new exhaust valves, 
> petronix
> ignition system fitted. Everything is as it should be to the best of my
> knowledge? any ideas???
>                Regards  Ben
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