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Old 08-24-2012, 04:31 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ecomodded View Post

The idle consumption is more then i anticipated, .8 or .9 of a gallon a hour is large. I should be seeing a hefty mpg gain. With a modest 10% mpg improvement it would mean 6 mpg with my car.
I have a decimal point off. I think the idle consumption is more like 0.08 - 0.09 gallons per hour.

I'm sort of anxious to ruin my automatic, I want to convert mine to see what I could do with a manual.
I'm not coasting, I'm shifting slowly.
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