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Old 07-30-2013, 04:00 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Josie - '87 Toyota Pickup
90 day: 40.02 mpg (US)

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+1 to pretty much everybody.

If I can steel my nerves to hold an ironclad 55, I can push my truck to nearly 40mpg. 40! If I could do that with my Honda, God only knows what I could achieve.

The cruise control helps a lot when it comes to resisting peer pressure, but it never gets the kind of mileage I do. I can gain a little by hitting cruise and holding a moderate speed, or gain more by controlling speed myself and planning ahead, but don't enjoy the ride as much.

Slow down, people! If you're running late, whose fault is that? Not mine - so get off my butt!

Lead or follow. Either is fine.