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Old 06-22-2021, 05:17 AM   #316 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Silent Blood View Post
Hi funkhoss! Did you practicing pulse & glide only on even / downhill roads, or also on uphill roads?
I think typically, it only makes sense to glide up a mild uphill grade or if you're going very slowly, because most cars will run at very high load with a modest uphill grade, so you're not wasting fuel by just keeping the engine going.

In my thirsty V8 car, I only consider glide uphill if I'm under ~50% of available torque and still accelerating. I can pulse at 75% relative load for more mpg but it's much, much more shifting in and out of neutral, because I gain speed so quickly.

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