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Old 01-04-2013, 07:44 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Stacygifford View Post
I am far from the most efficient driver on this form... With the throttle lock it does allow you to slow down while going up hills and speed up while going down witch is "good" for fuel mileage, but as to what is the most of efficient means of traversing hill covered land... That you will have to ask someone with more experience hypermileing. I don't have an instant fuel mileage are read out.

I did get it just received my own MPGuino today though!!!
I was thinking of this because of what you just typed. The throttle would be constant, so the vehicle would slow a bit going uphill, and then recover going down. A bit unorthdox, I agree. Hadn't quite cleared the emergency hurdle yet...

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Originally Posted by bestclimb View Post
I used a cheep thumb shifter from a bike. for a throttle hold. Kill switch in a very handy spot for emergency stops.
My thoughts exactly. Hadn't quite figured out how to mount it yet...
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