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Old 05-16-2008, 02:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
PaleMelanesian
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Location: Texas
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PaleCivic (retired) - '96 Honda Civic DX Sedan
90 day: 69.2 mpg (US)

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1996 Honda Civic Sedan
1.6L manual 5-speed

Before:
city: 33-35 mpg
highway: 37-39 mpg

After:
city or on the highway: 60 mpg

Mainly in Texas.
About 10,000 miles a year.
Mods: Scangauge, partial grille block, tires 60 psi
Techniques: Pulse & Glide, engine-off coasting, Pulse & Glide, engine off at lights, extreme anticipation of conditions, route selection, Pulse & Glide, highway speeds down to 55-60, low rpm, etc...
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11-mile commute: 100 mpg - - - Tank: 90.2 mpg / 1191 miles

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