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Just driven 30U on its longest trip so far !
« on: December 27, 2011, 10:05:03 PM »
Yesterday drove 30U Plymouth 220 klms , did not miss a beat ! Average 14.93 mpg this included hwy driving hills and averaged 78 klm/h  2,900 rpm .
Quite proud of the old girl !!

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Re: Just driven 30U on its longest trip so far !
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2011, 10:38:45 PM »
That's Great. How is the steering after you worked on it?

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Re: Just driven 30U on its longest trip so far !
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2011, 08:04:01 AM »
Hi Doug !
Steering is quit good now ! It used to wander and was way light , since made 3deg. Wedges to angle king pin inclination top to rear and it fixed the problem.

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Re: Just driven 30U on its longest trip so far !
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2011, 07:08:36 PM »
Tony

Did you take her to Sale?

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Re: Just driven 30U on its longest trip so far !
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2011, 06:56:47 AM »

Congratulations, sounds like a great trip.  48.4 mph is a hefty cursing speed.  My car likes 35/40 mph.  56/64 kph.

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Re: Just driven 30U on its longest trip so far !
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2011, 05:41:47 PM »
Hi all !
Haven't taken her to sale yet maybe soon !
Have spent a lot of time on trying to tune engine for our modern fuel ,not an easy task, I found that if you put to much advance it will hammer the valves and pistons,not enough will run sluggish and run hotter,so it's a compromise to find a happy medium.
I am using 91 octane unleaded with 40ml per tank of valve saver additive.

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Re: Just driven 30U on its longest trip so far !
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2012, 05:17:57 AM »
Drove 30u today has been about 3 or 4 weeks , seems like forever !!!

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Re: Just driven 30U on its longest trip so far !
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2013, 06:39:46 AM »
Last month I retired the Plymouth from the road ! It's now unregisted and will gradually be restored ! I can take my time with it as I have the 34 to drive.
Cheers Tony.