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Old 06-18-2013, 04:08 PM   #99 (permalink)
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It would definitely benefit from lower rpm cruising. Not necessarily bigger tires, because there are weight and aerodynamic and rotational inertia penalties involved there. Just look at the RPM vs MPG chart and imagine what a 6th gear would look like. I want one.

11-mile commute: 100 mpg - - - Tank: 90.2 mpg / 1191 miles
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