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Owner: myrefugeisintheLord
USPS Delivery RAV4: 2000 Toyota RAV4 USPS rural delivery
Displacement: 2 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: automatic
Curb weight: 2668 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0
Frontal area: 0 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: UltraGauge
Description:

RAVadoodle as a Rural Mail Vehicle. We started working 8/1/2013.

- Route #1 is 80 miles, dirt/pavement roads, hills, 490 stops.
- Route #2 is 61 miles, dirt/pavement roads, LOTS of rolling hills, 180 stops, 40 miles each way commuting.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: *Vehicle mods:*
~ Ultragauge,
~ Roof rack removed,
~ Right mirror removed,
~ well maintained,
~ Semi WAI (Warm Air Intake),
~ tires at 40 PSI (36 psi sidewall max),
~ synthetic engine oil (0-30),
~ synthetic differential and transfer case oil,
~ front to middle, belly pan,

*Driving techniques:*
(0nly done when N0T on the route. I drive inefficiently when I'm delivering.)
~ Occasionally P&G (coasting in N, not EOC),
~ DWL
~ Occasionally coasting to stops, (Not fully)

Planned Mods: ~ Rear wheel skirts back on

Things I have planned at this point, aren't necessarily for economy. BUT I WILL be working more on aerodynamics in the future.
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 19 mpg(US)
EPA highway 24 mpg(US)
EPA combined 21 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 22.29 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 20.29 mpg(US)
90 days 21.26 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Feb 20, 2014

(Created: 2013-08-23 12:54:14 / Modified: 2014-02-21 13:42:16)


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