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Old 02-25-2019, 01:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
Shaneajanderson
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
I only do mini-pulse and glides where downhills allow me to glide for longer than I would on flat, and I just put the clutch in rather than kill the engine. Doesn't really save that much.

Also, if anyone is behind me I don't subject them to inconsistent speed. They will get worse fuel economy because they aren't prepared for the speed changes.
I would shift to neutral and let the clutch out while gliding, otherwise you're subjecting your throwout bearing and spring to far more use than it's designed for.
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