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Old 04-06-2019, 07:08 PM   #6 (permalink)
mpg_numbers_guy
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Thks. That's why I want to add info. To inform others. Why I'll be adding lights as well (focussed LED's that will be visible over 1 km away in daylight is my goal. With a delta-V of 35 km/hr that gives them 2 minutes to ponder what's up...).
Be sure to post pictures!

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I'm in XXXXX so MPG is meaningless two ways.

Really looking for a "sign" with universal meaning.

Maybe time to design something and promote it internationally?
MPG stickers are only some of the ones they have out there. Cafe Press seems to have a good selection of other ones. Haven't tried other efficiency-related search queries: https://www.cafepress.com/+gas-mileage+bumper-stickers


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PS: As to your "Signature block" above, Honda are quoting its best mileage for the CVT, not for their 6 speed MT (new Honda Accord's). It could be that absolute best using best technique is with the 6 speed MT but people are posting actuals with the CVT that are very good...
Today's manuals are geared overly short for sportier driving, thus handicapping them. Geared the same, a manual transmission will return better fuel economy than an automatic.
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