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Re: V6 consumption question

2600 is definitely too much. I payed 2k for my T reg V6 with 77k a year ago. Not unreasonable I think. As far as economy goes I can get mid 30's no sweat cruising at 65-70. But be warned, when you have a play and put your foot down that figure drops drastically. Oh by the way I use Shell V-power all the time and believe me, it helps.

They are great when they are running but beware spares and labour sosts if anything goes wrong, which I guarantee, will happen. I didn't have much change out of 5ton when it needed a new clutch.
recently, it has been treated to a new MAF, Lambda, spark plugs, oil and filter. The list goes on....
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Originally Posted by alfaholic View Post
Moley's got it about right...
I'm averaging around 25-27 at the moment, did get 31 out of a tank once...
but conversely also have achieved 19

The accepted recommendation for belts is 60k miles or 5 years....mines due imminently
Accepted recommendation by whom? Alfa recommends changing of belts at 3 YEARS not 5 YEARS. There is so much confusion on these belts I just can't believe it.
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Re: V6 consumption question

sort of in-between it has been discussed at length and if you look at the real facts the V6 need new belts every 60,000miles or 4 years 5 is pushing it a little but 3 is being a little bit too cautious

But in the end it is up to the owner and if they can afford to change it or not.
It does leave you in a pickle though
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Re: V6 consumption question

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As far as economy goes I can get mid 30's no sweat cruising at 65-70..
Struth! You must drive like my mum Well I suppose it gives me something to aim for.
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