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Old 09-04-2014, 01:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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The tips employed are 1) Drive speed limit 2) Engine on coasting down hills 3) constant throttle position up hills 4) reduced acceleration 5) traffic light timing.
Change #2 & #5 to "engine-off" coasting. It doesn't matter if you make the light if your motor isn't running . . . . . then when traffic is light, start adding in a little P & G. Get used to bump-starting it back up, and then sit back and enjoy another 7 or 8 mpg on top of what you just pulled! Check out Black Widow's page, you'll see how I added 17 mpg to a car that was already getting 43 mpg

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