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Old 11-13-2013, 11:14 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by GTDave View Post
I'm new to this community, but want to say hi! I've challenged myself to put together a car in the next year that will exceed 57 mpg at 65 mph over a fairly long distance on an interstate.

Can this be done without modifications to the body of the car? Can it be achieved without drafting behind 18 wheelers? I'd be curious to get people's thoughts in this.

My subaru 360 (which has lots of air in the tires and is well tuned) would return about 53mpg @ 65mph but did 65mpg around 50mph

Oh and the subaru automatically did DWL since it couldn't go much faster.

They are hard to keep running perfectly correct though.
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