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Old 08-03-2010, 01:15 PM   #8 (permalink)
bwilson4web
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Hi,

I trick I picked up over at PriusChat is to use EV to suppress ICE warm-up until you can get to a downgrade. Then use "D" or 10 mph to leave EV and let the ICE run while rolling down-grade. If you can go down-grade at a fairly slow speed, you'll take a big chunk out of the 'throw gas at it' warm-up.

Bob Wilson
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