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Old 06-14-2008, 09:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Blue07CivicEX View Post
There are the 100+ tips to better fuel mileage on the homepage but some of the most useful ones that might help you are using pulse and glide on highways (or shifting into N when cruising around a city). Keeping speeds down, use the engine drag to slow you down when getting off ramps, approaching stops, time the lights so you're not bringing that (rather large) vehicle to a complete stop as it will take a lot of fuel to get it moving again. Those might help a bit but there are a lot more on the other list.

In short, making a conscious effort to conserve momentum will make you an efficient driver.

Drive like you don't have brakes or drive like you're riding a bike. Either interpretation will accomplish the same thing while wasting less fuel.

Admittedly, I still need to hone my hypermiling skills.
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