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Old 04-19-2012, 06:03 PM   #4 (permalink)
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64 mpg

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Next up, I'll turn my attention to the underside and rear end. My goal for the near future is an 845-mile trip to New Jersey this summer for my brother's wedding: I'd like to do it on one tank (13.2 gallons) or as close to that as possible, which will require the car to get ~65mpg. I'm not sure if that will be possible, but, hey--dream big, right?
You'd need to hit fuel starvation at 64 mpg to coast in to your brother'
s place.
I think you'd need at least a couple feet of boat tail behind you to have a fighting chance.Your existing wake is just too big and powerful.You've got to shed some of that load.
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