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    Which one are you?


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    I like to try and get the most out of the tank if I know fuel will be readily available. Obviously this way of thinking changes in more remote areas.

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    with 180l of fuel capacity I am yet to actually fill the Prado up all the way! Once I start doing some longer trips that will change, so I guess I am the second option haha

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    Suppose, i know my car. Try to not get below 1/4 . Longer trips i usually take 20 ltrs. Two by 10. Fuel stops seem readily avaliable these days. Have not run dry yet.

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    Trish is definitely the second one, she will drive for days with the fuel light on

    I am not as bad as the first but do like to top up when around a 1/4 of a tank for general driving. When we go bush and particularly remote then its a different ball game. Having done stretches a few times of over 1000kms between fuel stops you need to have a good idea on how far you can get. around 1250 kms is our longest stretch without a place to acquire fuel, that was towing the trailer through sandy country as well.

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    Definitely the second option round town, but not in the bush.

    Can't beat the warm feeling of full tanks though!

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    Bit the first, when she gets around 1/4 start thinking of next fuel stop... maybe I am worse than that as I carted 40l on the trailer to WA and back.
    Better to have and not need then walk especially with kids.

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    After the weekend's effort (Down to TSV and back on a single tank), you can say I'm pretty firmly in the latter camp. Always have been, probably always will.

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    More like the first when getting below 1/4 tank.
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    my average refill is normally between 130 and 150 litres so always got 1/4 to 1/2 of the second tank tank up my sleeve
    I fiqure diesel is like scotch .you can never have to much and it always get used up in the long run.

    Howard

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