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Old 11-22-2010, 05:56 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I agree completely with this suggestion. In many cases taller and narrower tires help with fuel economy. In fact one thing that many don't realize is that when the EPA is evaluating vehicles they use vehicles that are set up with the options that maximize what they are evaluating. So the tires on that new honda civic, for example, that you just bought, may not be the same as the ones that were on the car that was evaluated to get the EPA's 32mpg rating.
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