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Old 05-07-2012, 04:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by pfunk678 View Post
I got my MPGuino installed a couple days ago and using it has made me wonder about shifting. I can't help but notice the instant mpg shooting up while shifting. Has anyone tried spending more time between gears coasting as a sort of mini P&G?
It's only happening because you lift the throttle and the engine rpm drops ... as does the load on the engine (as it's going to idle).

At speed, you're obviously using less fuel when coasting than while accelerating.
If you want to continue accelerating, don't interrupt the process, as you'll lose speed again, and need to re-accelerate to make up for it.

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