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Old 03-29-2010, 04:49 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by eqmos View Post
I totally saw that...And it worked...And they also proved that a hundred pounds or so of extra weight does absolutely nothing to the mpg...of a car of that weight and power..
No. They only proved that 100 lb of extra weight has minimal effect on a car already in motion. They deliberately (and rightly, for the experiment) ignored the fuel used to accelerate the extra mass.
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