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Old 03-03-2012, 06:32 PM   #10 (permalink)
JRMichler
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Originally Posted by ps2fixer View Post

Last trip home I had 44.7mpg out of the blue, hoping I can figure what happened and continue it .
Take a hard look at temperature and wind direction. I get anywhere from 30 to 42 MPG on a particular 60 mile highway route depending only on temperature and wind. That's with identical speeds and driving style.

The 42 MPG was on a 75 degree day (no AC) and a direct tailwind about 15 MPH.
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The vacuum gauge plus wheel covers helped increase summer 2015 mileage to 38.5 MPG, while summer 2016 mileage was 38.6 MPG without the wheel covers. Drove 33,021 miles 2016-2018 at 35.00 MPG.
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