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Old 12-16-2010, 12:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Your testing plan sounds good to me. My only question is why you'd want to spend any time idling? Is your truck an automatic? You don't turn it off at red lights?

Regardless, it's commendable that you are trying to reduce your idling fuel consumption, and I hope you'll keep us informed about your testing results.
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