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Old 12-23-2012, 08:48 PM   #5 (permalink)
JRMichler
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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.
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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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