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Old 12-23-2012, 08:48 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by 4ringcircus View Post
Best mileage was 21.75 on a 220 mile road trip heading east across Wisconsin. It was a warm summer day, with a small tail wind, cruise control set at 65mpg, and the topper on.
I tried driving 65 MPH twice, but slowed to 55 when I saw just how much the mileage dropped. A light head or tail wind will change my mileage by 3 or 4 MPG, so the 21.75 is believable.

Slow to 55 MPH, learn and practice DWL, and you should be very close to 25 MPG. Add a grille block and a kill switch, and you will be there.
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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