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Old 07-02-2010, 06:24 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RobertSmalls View Post
There's 16% more aero drag at 60mph than at 55mph, and you had an 11% increase in fuel consumption per mile. That sounds about right to me. You don't really hit a wall until lean burn fails at 75mpg, a little over 65mph.
Robert,
dropping below 75 mpg above 65 mph sounds like a nice problem to have!
Perhaps Steven Chu will turn a glance when the new tails hit the asphalt and the meters turn backwards at the pump.
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