New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg - Honda Civic Forum

Fuel, Oil, Cleaners & Other Maintenance Extending the life of your Civic requires the proper fuel, oil, and cleaners, along with other regularly scheduled maintenance.

New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

Old 05-30-2007
  #1  
Registered!!
Thread Starter
 
mikem317's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 194
Rep Power: 0
mikem317 should not be trusted
New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

Finally... Just need to maintain your car, right? I think this is the right forum.

Got the elusive 40 mpg last tank. Hopefully I can replicate this in the times of $3+ pump prices, eh?

I cleaned my K&N, changed out the old Denso plugs (50K miles on them), changed the oil and didn't bring RPMs past 4K and kept speeds below 65 mph.

I figure the plugs will pay for themselves in about 7 or 8 fill-ups because of the 5-7% gain in mileage.
mikem317 is offline  
Old 05-30-2007
  #2  
Registered!!
iTrader: (7)
 
bakertime's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 335
Rep Power: 149
bakertime is a jewel in the roughbakertime is a jewel in the roughbakertime is a jewel in the rough
Re: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

Nice man...Keep shooting for more though! I've got a catback and intake with stock plugs and I get 44 on the highways usually. Gotta love Hondas...
bakertime is offline  
Old 05-30-2007
  #3  
Registered!!
iTrader: (7)
 
beadebaserr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Posts: 811
Rep Power: 161
beadebaserr will become famous soon enoughbeadebaserr will become famous soon enough
Re: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

I love gas mileage posts. I also love saying that I'm k-swapped and still get 35mpg!
beadebaserr is offline  
Old 05-30-2007
  #4  
I wil fix vBPlaza today
iTrader: (2)
 
LT2004ever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Age: 32
Posts: 3,473
Rep Power: 217
LT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to all
Re: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

what did u replace your plugs with? denzo iridium? also i wish i had a 5-speed so i could rack up the mileage...
LT2004ever is offline  
Old 05-30-2007
  #5  
Registered!!
 
2k1civic01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Dallas!!
Posts: 1,315
Rep Power: 184
2k1civic01 is just really nice2k1civic01 is just really nice2k1civic01 is just really nice2k1civic01 is just really nice
Re: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

I've hit about 510 miles on a tank...k swapped too lol
2k1civic01 is offline  
Old 06-14-2007
  #6  
I wil fix vBPlaza today
iTrader: (2)
 
LT2004ever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Age: 32
Posts: 3,473
Rep Power: 217
LT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to all
Re: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

bump for my question
LT2004ever is offline  
Old 06-14-2007
  #7  
Registered!!
iTrader: (7)
 
EggRollBandit05's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Cali
Age: 31
Posts: 558
Rep Power: 158
EggRollBandit05 will become famous soon enoughEggRollBandit05 will become famous soon enough
Re: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

my auto only gives me < 350miles per fill mostly city and thats with denso iridium, intake, and exhaust. AUTOS ftl
EggRollBandit05 is offline  
Old 06-14-2007
  #8  
I wil fix vBPlaza today
iTrader: (2)
 
LT2004ever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Age: 32
Posts: 3,473
Rep Power: 217
LT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to allLT2004ever is a name known to all
Re: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

dude my stock auto with a intake gets about 340 to the tank
LT2004ever is offline  
Old 06-15-2007
  #9  
Registered!!
 
lxcivic2k1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: St. Louis
Age: 31
Posts: 1,998
Rep Power: 198
lxcivic2k1 is a jewel in the roughlxcivic2k1 is a jewel in the roughlxcivic2k1 is a jewel in the roughlxcivic2k1 is a jewel in the rough
Re: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

Blah..K&N filter and catback has only gotten me up to 38mpg but then again I have 2 12s in the trunk and 17in rims
lxcivic2k1 is offline  
Old 06-15-2007
  #10  
(SnOwBoArDeR | FoReVeR)
iTrader: (9)
 
Civic_Racer9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Mission Viejo
Posts: 2,850
Rep Power: 216
Civic_Racer9 has a spectacular aura aboutCivic_Racer9 has a spectacular aura aboutCivic_Racer9 has a spectacular aura about
Re: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

damn i get only like 35mpg...w/ 60% freeway 40% city. grrrr
Civic_Racer9 is offline  
Old 06-15-2007
  #11  
Banished to the Depths of Rice.
iTrader: (3)
 
sl33pyriceboi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: SoCal 714/909/626
Posts: 9,197
Rep Power: 265
sl33pyriceboi has a brilliant futuresl33pyriceboi has a brilliant futuresl33pyriceboi has a brilliant futuresl33pyriceboi has a brilliant futuresl33pyriceboi has a brilliant futuresl33pyriceboi has a brilliant futuresl33pyriceboi has a brilliant futuresl33pyriceboi has a brilliant futuresl33pyriceboi has a brilliant futuresl33pyriceboi has a brilliant futuresl33pyriceboi has a brilliant future
Re: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

its fun seeing how people will extend the truth of their mpg. like...everyone.
sl33pyriceboi is offline  
Old 06-15-2007
  #12  
Registered!!
iTrader: (2)
 
Devani's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: New Jersey, US
Posts: 1,145
Rep Power: 248
Devani has a reputation beyond reputeDevani has a reputation beyond reputeDevani has a reputation beyond reputeDevani has a reputation beyond reputeDevani has a reputation beyond reputeDevani has a reputation beyond reputeDevani has a reputation beyond reputeDevani has a reputation beyond reputeDevani has a reputation beyond reputeDevani has a reputation beyond reputeDevani has a reputation beyond repute
Re: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

i get 400+ miles per tank..most of the time...usually 430-440 with ~11 gallon

i also have K&N replacement filter and exhaust...
Devani is offline  
Old 06-15-2007
  #13  
Registered!!
iTrader: (8)
 
Alpha 5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: We are Anonymous!
Age: 40
Posts: 3,088
Rep Power: 241
Alpha 5 Ownz ErthangAlpha 5 Ownz ErthangAlpha 5 Ownz ErthangAlpha 5 Ownz ErthangAlpha 5 Ownz ErthangAlpha 5 Ownz ErthangAlpha 5 Ownz ErthangAlpha 5 Ownz ErthangAlpha 5 Ownz ErthangAlpha 5 Ownz ErthangAlpha 5 Ownz Erthang
Re: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

I have AEM short ram, Borla Cat back, two 15's in the trunk and I run atleast 80 mph for an hr a day. 30 min to and from work, in an auto ex (D17). I still get about 32 or 33 mpg. So I am happy with that.
I run Mobil 1 5w 30 tri synthetic oil with a K&N oil filter. Change it every 5000. NGK plugs every couple years and a tranny service every 6 months.
Alpha 5 is offline  
Old 06-16-2007
  #14  
Registered!!
 
95speedT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Durham, NC
Age: 29
Posts: 49
Rep Power: 0
95speedT is an unknown quantity at this point
Re: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg

i like saying i get up to 27mpg fully buil and turbo'd with 440's
95speedT is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Honda Civic Forum
Replies
Last Post
Ninetyatecivic
Mechanical Problems/Vehicle Issues and Fix-it Forum
6
05-09-2015 08:48 PM
carid
Parts for Sale
0
04-30-2015 08:00 AM
bsmiley
7th Generation Civic
3
04-27-2015 02:27 PM
MamaBear2015
6th Generation Civic
26
04-17-2015 12:08 AM
Gunner
Engine
3
10-06-2012 01:37 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: New Spark Plugs + No Speeding + Clean Air Filter = 41 mpg


Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.