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Old 02-05-2016, 08:47 AM   #54 (permalink)
Fat Charlie
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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?
No,
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Engine braking. Unless you want something to slow you down, get out of gear.
And if you do want something to slow you down, stay in gear to use the engine as a brake. The normal brakes are really your last pick.
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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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