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Old 01-10-2009, 08:04 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Gascort RIP - '93 Ford Escort Wagon
90 day: 43.01 mpg (US)

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Pretty much anytime you're using the transmission to slow you down ever so slightly(on a downhill) or if the car doesn't require the engine to be loaded to maintain speed when coasting.
Sounds like the AODE can't be flat towed. Bummer.
What MPGs do you get in that? My '95 GT got about 21 for my everyday commute when I drove fairly reasonably. My lowest ever was 18, and my highest ever was 23 (all highway in 5th gear)
btw, you can swap transmissions in that beast fairly easily, but I don't know that you'd be able to EOC anyway, even with a 5spd - I destroyed the rag joint in my steering shaft by turning the car without the power steering on just a few times, and it was HARD!
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