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Well, I suppose its not that surprising, a bit more weight, friction losses due to the extra transmission, far lower aerodynamic efficiency, high-friction tyres at lower pressures - they all take their toll. Plus, of course driving style can also greatly influence a figure one way or another.
Sounds like some epic journeys though - did you get any photos?
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Currently in VelSatisfied's garage:
2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater