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7/25/14 12:10pm - Original Message: 'Yay!! got the 82 to Phoenix'
chronos51
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Phoenix, AZ - USA

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1982 corvette crossfire production numer C5101985. Color is silver and claret. All original numbers match. slight mods to crossfire for better efficiancy and power balanced and added fuel pressure assembly between throttle bodies,

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was a nice drive down (800 miles) from Twin Falls Idaho to Phoenix. only had one issue which was odd and I will be posting a topic concerning it.
other than the one issue- O2 sensor tripped the engine light a few times- yes i pulled the codes

averaged 21 miles per gallon with cruise set at 68-69, passing trucks above 85, going up small summits, its less than what i got before i adjusted the fuel pressure to 12 psi from 9 psi but a little fuel mileage loss is ok considering the car runs properly. and 21 mpg for a 33 year old Vette with a V8 is pretty decent in my book 

Marcus


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7/25/14 12:47pm - Reply: 'Re: Yay!! got the 82 to Phoenix'
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Duncanville, TX - USA

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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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I'd KILL to get 21mpg in my '74....Unhappy

Sure glad you were able to get it to the new home.....what a mess, eh? Clap


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