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Old 02-16-2009, 09:12 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
Team Metro
Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 52.07 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)
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I've got a kill switch in my car - mounted on the shifter. Saves wear on the ignition barrel, and makes it more convenient to use, since I'm usually going for neutral at the same time I want to kill the engine anyway.

FYI, some ideas on how-to...

- http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...-how-4356.html

- http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...itch-5651.html

Have you got fuel economy instrumentation? That'll help more than anything else. It'll motivate you, show you what's working and pay for itself in fuel savings.

Also, in case you haven't seen it:

- 100+ hypermiling / ecodriving tips to increase gas mileage - EcoModder.com
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