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post #11 of (permalink) Old 04-04-2019, 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted by van002 View Post
I never rely on the gage or low fuel lights. Comes from being a general aviation pilot I guess, as small aircraft gages are typically considered unreliable. I frequently calculate the mileage and have a high mpg and low mpg figure that I use to determine fuel stops. On the highway, when I hit 150 miles, I need to be in front of a gas pump. Local and slower roads, I use 180 miles. Have never run out that way.
I do the same. The gauge is just a backup. On a long trip I start looking for gas a 200 miles.

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