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Old 08-09-2004, 08:01 PM
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I have a 2003 Gladiator with 500efi's. I have not run a full tank of fuel yet. I think it has 220 gallons. I am going to the 1000 islands poker run and am wondering if I will need to refuel. i think the total run is 214 miles.

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Old 08-09-2004, 11:57 PM
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mat when are you leaving to go up there?
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1 mi/gal approximate. Yes, I would guess you'll need to refuel somewhere.
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I think the run is only about 150 miles. Kingston to Prescott is only about 65 miles on the highway.
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Default Re: What kind of gas mileage are Gladiators getting?

Originally Posted by Downtown42
1 mi/gal approximate. Yes, I would guess you'll need to refuel somewhere.
1 mile/gal would be pretty close at CRUISE SPEED. You are probably going to run alot harder than cruise on a Poker Run.

Im thinking closer to .75mpg

Just an educated guess though
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Dave,
We are leaving Thursday. Boat leaves tonight. I guess we had better refuel. better safe than sorry. I heard last year all the boats had to refuel in one marina with only two pumps. It took my buddy almost 6 hours. I think they have changed it for this year.
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Yes it has 220 gallons for sure.
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We ran 135 miles wide open and had fuel to spare. What a blast!
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What does an 525efi burn ? My bet is 50 gals an hour at 4000 rpm. That would be full tanks, 3 people, 70mph. Thats 4.4 hours cruise with 220 gals and no lunch.
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Default Re: What kind of gas mileage are Gladiators getting?

Originally Posted by thespy
What does an 525efi burn ? My bet is 50 gals an hour at 4000 rpm. That would be full tanks, 3 people, 70mph. Thats 4.4 hours cruise with 220 gals and no lunch.
Hah!!! Sounds like you are speaking from experience.......
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