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Old 02-05-2016, 08:43 AM   #53 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Wolf_Tm View Post
So are we talking about downhills you're going to do in Neutral and control the speed with brakes?
If you need to use brakes, you might as well coast in gear to control speed, because you can slow down while using zero fuel by coasting in gear. However, any time you can coast, but don't need to use your brakes, you're better off coasting in neutral.

For a shallow hill, I'll coast in neutral down the other side.

For approaching a redlight or a steep hill, where I'll end up significantly over the speed limit, I'll use coasting in gear and take advantage of DFCO and engine braking.
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