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Old 12-14-2009, 10:23 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Good points about engine & tire break-in.

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Originally Posted by Nerys View Post
yeah 54miles actual each way I end up about 110 miles each day mostly semi city/highway

what does it explain?
It explains why you are less affected by falling ambient temperature than someone who lives in the same climate but has a more typical (shorter) commute.

54 miles is a long commute, and fuel economy is directly related to trip length. Google "fuel consumption" as a "function of trip length" and look through the results.
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