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Old 06-01-2016, 11:17 AM   #351 (permalink)
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Old 06-01-2016, 01:17 PM   #352 (permalink)
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I have a hard time doing that.

I'm prone to fast acceleration, taking turns at high speeds, etc. but I generally keep my cruising speed low, and I'm mindful about conserving momentum, which seems to be where a majority of fuel savings are to be found. On my way to work today I averaged 102.6mpg, which is about 15 miles on a 50mph road. When I towed my ~1000lb trailer up from Florida through the Appalachians, I still averaged close to 60mpg, targeting 55-65mph.
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Old 06-10-2016, 11:50 PM   #353 (permalink)
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Just had my first 80mpg tank! 81.91, to be exact. And the next tank is off to a good start:

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Old 06-17-2016, 11:52 PM   #354 (permalink)
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In other news, my wife threatened my life unless I changed my forum avatar. I told her I changed it a while back, and she discovered I hadn't.

Happy wife, continued life, am I right?

I'll just leave the original here:

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Old 06-18-2016, 10:31 AM   #355 (permalink)
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C'mon man, just change her thought bubble to be an Insight too!
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Old 06-18-2016, 10:39 AM   #356 (permalink)
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C'mon man, just change her thought bubble to be an Insight too!
Frankly, she's still in love with Del Sol. Plus, I don't really let her drive the Insight anymore.

I'll play with MSPaint a bit and see what I can come up with.
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Old 06-19-2016, 05:17 PM   #357 (permalink)
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Old 06-20-2016, 06:27 AM   #358 (permalink)
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Old 07-02-2016, 04:40 PM   #359 (permalink)
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Question! I get a P0420 just about any time I hit the highway. Wondering on the "cat wash", think it's something I should explore?
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Old 07-02-2016, 04:48 PM   #360 (permalink)
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Question! I get a P0420 just about any time I hit the highway. Wondering on the "cat wash", think it's something I should explore?
My P0420 code came back intermittently for maybe a thousand miles after I did my "cat wash", then quit coming back. It's been several thousand miles. Worth a try, I'd say.

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