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Old 03-31-2014, 12:19 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JRMichler View Post
Some good follow up tests would be the effect of outside temperature and the effect of driving time (warming of engine oil, tranny oil, and differential oil) on mileage.
And tire temps

Unfortuneately I have run into this before, I thought my car plateau'd after about 30min from a previous test. Also why I started with multiple runs without changing the test, thought I was golden after runs 3,4 came in with the same result, but that faded when I ran #6. At this point, I'm guessing my mileage could keep climbing at an incredibly slow pace for as long as I could take sitting in it for a day. Maybe I'd hit the ceiling faster if it was 105f day, but then I'd want to run the a/c anyway.
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