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Old 08-21-2018, 05:57 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by sluggo1010 View Post
weight reduction is the goal. Agreed, 37 lbs is not going to improve mileage by very much, but then again. individually, none of the changes that have been made will reduce gas consumption very much. Every little bit helps.
You got a point, stacking a number of fringe benefits.

But 37lbs is not that much, and will only give you some (small) benefit in city / stop & go traffic.

Permanently reducing your fuel capacity, means forever filling up more often - which also costs some fuel.
Or some $ if it means you need to fill up in a more fuel-expensive area.

I'd keep the fuel capacity, but not use it when you don't need the range.

If you always add a fixed volume, you'll also get a pretty good idea of how well you did that half-tank.
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