The fuel consumption of my Hilux

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Nowbel
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The fuel consumption of my Hilux

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Hi chaps

There is some scattered info on the forum about the various motors and fuel consumption, let's have ago at getting some of it together in a thread.

The last time I worked on our Hilux's engine I think the mechanic helping me got the fuel mixtures all wrong which sent the consumption through the roof +- 4km/litre, it was much better before this change.

The previous owners said they got consumption between 10.5L and 15L per hundred, but I think they were a little optimistic :wink:

I know there are so many factors that affect fuel consumption, but here goes (feel free to add more info/ criteria I have missed/omitted when you post):

Vehicle: 1987 SFA Hilux Double Cab (Import)
Km's on the clock: 270 000
Motor: 2.2L 4Y Petrol ( sub assembly done at 190 000kms)
Vehicle lift/ suspension: OME leaf springs and shocks, extended shackles
Tyres: 31" BF Goodrich All Terrain
Carb mod/ spacers?:No, Standard
Air filter: Donaldson
Snorkel?: No
EFI?: No
Cam cut?:No
Exhaust mod?:Freeflow exhaust, branch fitted
Tyre pressure Around town with lighter loads, 1.9psi in the rear and 2psi in the front.
Permanent roofrack/ tent etc?:No
Aircon?:Broken so not ever used
Canopy?:

CONSUPTION:Mainly done town driving so far. Max speed very rarely over 110kph (real GPS speed). Consumption was around 6km/L and is now running rich at 4.5km/L.

It would be most interesting to hear from the rest of you.
For my 1987 SFA Hilux Double Cab I usually buy accessories with coupons from rabato.com

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