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Old 07-07-2011, 11:23 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Mean Green Toaster Machine - '06 Scion xB
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The low-hanging fruit is still waiting to be picked, in the area of driver behavior, so get the mpguino first. 80-90% of mpg gains come from slowing down, planning routes to avoid high speeds and stops, and coasting. Ecomods account for only ~10%, unless you go whole hog like the AeroCivic.
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Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac? George Carlin
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49.5 mpg avg over 53,000 miles. 176% of '08 EPA
Best flat drive 94.5 mpg for 10.1 mi
Longest tank 1033 km (642 mi) on 10.56 gal = 60.8 mpg
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