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Old 10-15-2018, 11:22 AM   #2228 (permalink)
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90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

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choo choo!

... when you see that a VERY bumpy railway crossing that you use often is being rebuilt, and your first thought is how it will save gas.

I won't have to slow to a crawl to cross the tracks (to avoid ripping the suspension out of the car!) and then accelerate again to get to my next turn.
Latest mods: 3-cylinder Mitsubishi Mirage. EcoMods now in progress...
Ecodriving test:
Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown

has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners - electric car conversion on a beer budget
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