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Old 07-25-2019, 07:08 PM   #81 (permalink)
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Black and Green - '98 Honda Civic DX Coupe
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90 day: 66.42 mpg (US)

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90 day: 3671.43 mpg (US)
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...The V6 accord on the other hand is a LONG way from 70 MPG. Best tank of 46.0, best trip of 52.0. I still have plenty of mods on the table, but I don't think it would be capable without going ALL OUT BABY! ... I took it to the 1/4 mile dragstrip recently and got a best time of 14.695 at 92.16 mph...
Reasons to love an 06, 6MT, V6 Accord! Hey, that's 666!

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632 miles
8.77 gallons
72 MPG!!!

.. .. Need to start a log and back it up! After I get that picture of my fancy hat.
Well then today is your lucky day, Frank Lee, because you get a hat picture and a sticker picture, lol. Hey, you have photos of this road warrior? We really need a list of these legend vehicles, maybe with photos, somewhere on EM.




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Old 07-25-2019, 08:39 PM   #82 (permalink)
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Blue - '93 Ford Tempo
Last 3: 27.29 mpg (US)

F150 - '94 Ford F150 XLT 4x4
90 day: 18.5 mpg (US)

Sport Coupe - '92 Ford Tempo GL
Last 3: 69.62 mpg (US)

ShWing! - '82 honda gold wing Interstate
90 day: 33.65 mpg (US)

Moon Unit - '98 Mercury Sable LX Wagon
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Old 07-25-2019, 10:51 PM   #83 (permalink)
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The Little Car - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 91.08 mpg (US)

The Big Car - '94 Chevrolet Caprice Wagon
90 day: 44.9 mpg (US)
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Dude, we didn't give you your hat picture! You are posting some of highest tank averages for a gasoline only car this forum has possibly ever seen... excepting only the aerocivic and palecivic.
Thanks! I'm so honored! I don't know what I'll do with such an extraordinary prize. Perhaps I'll save it as my desktop background...

My goal was to get our 90-day average up over 90 this summer. Last summer it was 88. I've still got a month or two of hot weather left this year, but I'm not sure I'll get there.

It would be easier if I was one of those guys who drove the same commute to work every day and that was it. But instead, my job requires me to travel as needed all over the state of Virginia (the company I work for has 20+ offices around the state), and we use this car as our "family car" for our family of four. We run errands with it, go to church events, pick up chicken feed, and even occasionally strap a canoe to the roof or pull a trailer with it. In fact, it should be pointed out that a significant number of the miles on almost every tank are from my wife driving. She's a great hypermiler herself.

To me, that's the real challenge of hypermiling--not just getting an outstanding tank every once in a while, but developing consistently efficient driving despite varying conditions, terrain, and cargo/passengers.

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Old 07-25-2019, 11:41 PM   #84 (permalink)
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Sport Utility Prius - '10 Toyota Prius II
90 day: 59.63 mpg (US)

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90 day: 25.97 mpg (US)

CB 750 - '00 Honda CB750 Nighthawk
90 day: 37.35 mpg (US)

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90 day: 45.83 mpg (US)

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Dang bro. In my land of natural gas down here you are ~25% cleaner than an electric car. And in the land of coal (the mid west) your like 75% better.
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Old 07-25-2019, 11:43 PM   #85 (permalink)
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

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90 day: 53.56 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: 57.23 mpg (US)
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Frank - nice going!

"Zero brake drag"... did you do something special to the fronts?
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Old 07-26-2019, 12:17 AM   #86 (permalink)
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90 day: 18.5 mpg (US)

Sport Coupe - '92 Ford Tempo GL
Last 3: 69.62 mpg (US)

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90 day: 33.65 mpg (US)

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90 day: 21.24 mpg (US)
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Old 07-26-2019, 01:43 AM   #87 (permalink)
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Dang bro. In my land of natural gas down here you are ~25% cleaner than an electric car. And in the land of coal (the mid west) your like 75% better.
You seem to have a way of calculating that. You have a formula or a website? I think it would be great for this 70 MPG challenge club to know all the regions of the USA where we are greener than hybrids and EVs. ha!

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... "Zero brake drag"... did you do something special to the fronts?
Metro, I think he extracted the fronts through the front bumper and headlight, but he patched it up real good... you can't hardly tell:

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Old 07-26-2019, 02:04 AM   #88 (permalink)
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90 day: 18.5 mpg (US)

Sport Coupe - '92 Ford Tempo GL
Last 3: 69.62 mpg (US)

ShWing! - '82 honda gold wing Interstate
90 day: 33.65 mpg (US)

Moon Unit - '98 Mercury Sable LX Wagon
90 day: 21.24 mpg (US)
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Old 07-26-2019, 12:03 PM   #89 (permalink)
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Old 07-26-2019, 12:16 PM   #90 (permalink)
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Blue - '93 Ford Tempo
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F150 - '94 Ford F150 XLT 4x4
90 day: 18.5 mpg (US)

Sport Coupe - '92 Ford Tempo GL
Last 3: 69.62 mpg (US)

ShWing! - '82 honda gold wing Interstate
90 day: 33.65 mpg (US)

Moon Unit - '98 Mercury Sable LX Wagon
90 day: 21.24 mpg (US)
Thanks: 1,579
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