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Old 10-03-2014, 12:52 PM   #791 (permalink)
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I've got a hill on my morning commute that opens up a climbing lane on a left hand curve. There's a green mile marker sign placed perfectly so that when I get line of sight to it in my lane (it crosses the yellows from the left) I make straight for it. I can just go straight, ignoring the curve of the road and I end up in the right lane right where the white dotted lines start. I could be over to the right earlier, but remember the road's curving to the left so I'm already moving to the lane's right anyway- I'm just not increasing the distance I drive any more than I have to, and the moment there is a right lane I'm in it.

Where's the annoyance? This morning was the first morning when the green mile marker sign stood out against the brown leaves behind it. Yesterday there was still enough green out there for the mile marker to blend in with the background.

I've been struggling to keep my numbers up for a while, and I'm just not in the mood for the cold weather yet. I'm also still mad about having to cut down my dead tomato plants last weekend.


Originally Posted by sheepdog44 View Post
Transmission type Efficiency
Manual neutral engine off.100% @MPG <----- Fun Fact.
Manual 1:1 gear ratio .......98%
CVT belt ............................88%
Automatic .........................86%

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