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Old 06-07-2018, 12:01 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JRMichler View Post
My sister does not drive for gas mileage. Nope. No way.

When she drove a manual transmission, she did not like to shift gears. So she learned to time traffic lights. Nothing to do with gas mileage. Nope.

When her friends went through a set of brake linings in a year or two, she drove to minimize the use of brakes. Nothing to do with gas mileage. Nope.

These days, she drives a Prius and gets up to 70 MPG. But drive for gas mileage? Nope. No way. She just does not want to waste money burning dead dinosaurs.

I'm OK with that. We just do not discuss gas mileage or hypermiling.
Honestly this is much of my inspiration -- the fact that I'm a cheapskate. I drive everything frugally, because I don't like spending my money on stupid stuff like brakes.
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