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Old 06-29-2010, 05:55 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Old 06-29-2010, 09:16 PM   #22 (permalink)
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It's good to see an American car MFG directing their company in the right direction.
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Oooh, thanks! Downloading as I type.

Quite right - if they'd been in "Top Gear" mode, they would have seen single digit MPG, at least right up until the impact with the caravan (or something).
If it weren't for the internet I'd have never seen or heard of Top Gear; best car show ever produced.

Now I think I've seen all 14 seasons and the past 3 episodes!
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I think you missed the point I was trying to make, which is that it's not rational to do either speed or fuel economy mods for economic reasons. You do it as a form of recreation, for the fun and for the challenge.
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