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Old 09-17-2002, 04:24 PM
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Unhappy 1973 450 SEL High Fuel Consuption

Hey all~

I figure I get between 7.5 to 9 MPG and I was wondering what do I need to check to reduce this or is it something that I should expect with that year and model.

Can it be the fuel filter? Can it be the injectors? Is it something with timing and mixture adjustment?

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Old 09-17-2002, 05:45 PM
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FUEL mixture is the place to start!! This car should get 12-15 mpg.
ALSO when was the last time that you had the valves adjusted?? Supposed to be done EVERY 10K miles!
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