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Old 11-11-2009, 11:02 PM   #5 (permalink)
Mustang Dave
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How close is the computer to your actual (pump) mileage? Not trying to take away from your results, but usually they over-report MPG. (Which if true means the previous guy was extra horrible!)
Good point.

The computer in my pony is "optimistic" by about 3% with stock programming, and 5% with the Hypertech Power Programmer installed.

YMMV.
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The presence of traffic is the single most complicating factor of hypermiling. I know what I'm going to do, it's contending with whatever the hell all these other people are going to do that makes things hard.
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