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Old 12-27-2019, 05:38 AM   #3 (permalink)
slowmover
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Translate to ton-miles. That, at least, provides context.

Payload expressed as tons (percentage thereof) X fuel burn

1,280-lbs payload my pickup
with driver X 20-mpg (@70) = 10 ton/miles per gallon.

150-lb EM’er X 45-mpg (@70) = 3.3 ton/miles per gallon.

When I hitch the trailer (8k), it shoots to over 60 with four passengers also present.

Four persons uncomfortably aboard
an air-conditioned go kart hits a staggering
21 T/M gallon.

Loserville is a town of single person vehicles.
Fuel burn or fuel type just doesn’t matter.

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Last edited by slowmover; 12-27-2019 at 05:53 AM..
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