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Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2007 04:39 PM
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Hi folks
I own a '96 Vocho that's beetle to you (I am British living in Mexico) I am thinking of selling and getting a bus (Combi) for camping. What I want to know is, what is the difference in fuel consumpton. The bus I am going to look at is a '72?
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Post Post subject: Re: Fuel consumption
Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:44 PM
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anytime you add weight to the problem your mileage will suffer. as to how much, all depends on engine size, tire size and how much you have your foot on the gas...my parents had a bus and if i remember correctly, to me, it didn't get that great of gas mileage...16 or 18 on the highway ???

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Hi there
Thanks for the advice, it'll take some thinking about.
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Post Post subject: Re: Fuel consumption
Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2007 04:00 AM
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HEY KEEP THE BEETLE, MAKE IT A BAJA, THEN BUY A TENT!!! YES THATS THE TICKET!! A TENT AND A BAJA.


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Post Post subject: Re: Fuel consumption
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Hi James
Thanks. I have just bought a tent, I am off on a trip with my Mexican wife in the first two weeks of April. We are heading from Guadalajara to Acapulco then back up the coast. But who knows,after that, a baja.

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