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Old 10-03-2010, 01:13 PM   #220 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mataap View Post
I have a big downhill run on the way home, and I don't like dragging my brakes on it to hold to the speed limit, so I sacrifice some fuel economy by engine braking.
If your car cuts the fuel flow when the accelerator is released (DFCO), you don't really sacrifice fuel economy as it won't use any going down - but you won't reach the terminal velocity that gets you further up the next hill though.

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