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Old 09-17-2012, 10:44 PM   #21 (permalink)
Mustang Dave
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Trigger - '07 Ford Mustang V6 Premium Coupe
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But you don't understand- your passes don't count because you aren't focused on simply being in front of other people.
Yup! being behind 3 cars stopped at a red light is infinitely better than being behind that Mustang approaching the light @ 10MPH with no one in front of him. It happens to me quite frequently. And even if I have to stop, I'm the first one through the intersection when the light turns green...

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The presence of traffic is the single most complicating factor of hypermiling. I know what I'm going to do, it's contending with whatever the hell all these other people are going to do that makes things hard.

Last edited by Mustang Dave; 09-18-2012 at 10:06 AM.. Reason: spelling correction
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