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Old 05-17-2019, 05:00 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Hersbird View Post
The Corvette posted above can do it at 820 rpm with a similar LS small block, you can too.

To be fair, that was on a dead-flat stretch of highway. Add hills / variable load, and the average MPG would suffer. Possibly dramatically.

My buddy still has that car, but unfortunately he doesn't regularly track fuel economy in anything he owns!
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