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Old 07-01-2017, 02:40 PM   #6 (permalink)
puddleglum
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I only use DFCO when I'm slowing down to stop. Coasting in neutral is much more effective on the highway. IMO, P&G isn't going to help a lot unless you are going to EOC. I usually just drive with load on the highway if I have to worry about offending drivers or passengers. That means just enough throttle to crest the hill and coast or speed up on the other side. It was only after I installed my kill switch so I could EOC easily that I've started to see P&G really work. Even then, I haven't seen the benefits of a hard throttle pulse like most suggest. See what works for you and do that. Be patient, it's a ongoing learning experience.
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