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Old 07-18-2009, 07:40 PM   #14 (permalink)
bwilson4web
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Originally Posted by NiHaoMike View Post
I regularly slow down to 5 below the limit or even 10 below the limit when going uphill to avoid accidental speeding when going back downhill. Other drivers just pass and I pretty much just ignore them.
This is a good practice with some vehicles. The key is keeping the engine in a peak BSFC efficiency range but that is another topic.

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