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Old 09-25-2014, 12:23 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ME_Andy View Post
What's the secret for those of you who've had a clutch last over 200k miles? Clutch in when idling?
No. Don't let it slip any more than necessary when taking off from a stop and rev-match on upshifts and downshifts. Control your speed with the throttle; not the clutch. (or the brakes).
Fuel economy is nice, but sometimes I just gotta put the spurs to my pony!

Originally Posted by thatguitarguy View Post
Just 'cuz you can't do it, don't mean it can't be done...
Originally Posted by elhigh View Post
The presence of traffic is the single most complicating factor of hypermiling. I know what I'm going to do, it's contending with whatever the hell all these other people are going to do that makes things hard.
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