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Is there any truth that @ the 5000 mile mark on the odo, that the engine settles and gas mileage improves?

A guy at a speed shop stated at that point most of the engine parts start to "match" and run smoother.
 

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City-as low as 14, normal stop and go.
Freeway 24...going 65-80
Originally posted by Risk3233:
Is there any truth that @ the 5000 mile mark on the odo, that the engine settles and gas mileage improves?

A guy at a speed shop stated at that point most of the engine parts start to "match" and run smoother.
 

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Got 20.5 on the last tank. It included a good mix of highway and stop/go. Car has 1100 miles on it now.
 

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Initial calculations are an avg. mpg of 17.71 for our first fill-up. The car has 2200 miles on it. A mix of stop-n-go and highway driving.

It should be noted that the car's commute averages an elevation change of 7,000 ft.
 
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