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Old 12-10-2014, 03:44 PM   #61 (permalink)
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Can you post details on the truck such as engine, rear gear ratio, etc... This is fantasitc mileage.

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Old 12-10-2014, 04:34 PM   #62 (permalink)
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I missed this one... I am stunned and speechless. Absolutely fantastic!
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Old 12-10-2014, 08:51 PM   #63 (permalink)
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This is why Diesel engines are far superior to gas engines . Also why I firmly believe that if the insight had been designed with a diesel engine instead of a gas, the EPA would be ~65/85 and not 53/61
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Old 12-11-2014, 11:05 PM   #64 (permalink)
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Holy ****! I wouldn't have thought it was possible.
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Old 12-11-2014, 11:32 PM   #65 (permalink)
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This is why Diesel engines are far superior to gas engines . Also why I firmly believe that if the insight had been designed with a diesel engine instead of a gas, the EPA would be ~65/85 and not 53/61
Agreed on both counts. Diesels rule. But gub'ment is trying to strangle them, so I've written off the possibility of buying any new diesel. VW 1.9s are essentially the only game in town for older ones, and I am not prepared to maintain those.
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Old 12-12-2014, 12:20 PM   #66 (permalink)
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That is really incredible! Congratulations!!


Sorry for the loss of your 4 legged family member.
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Old 12-12-2014, 12:57 PM   #67 (permalink)
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Dave hasn't been on since 05/31 of this year (post from 2013/06), I hope he is alright. Come back, Dave! Lol
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Old 04-21-2015, 03:56 PM   #68 (permalink)
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I'm still around and doing fine. Just kinda moved on to other interests. I'm still driving the truck and averaging in the high 30's mpg most of the time. I haven't really done any significant modding.

At some point I'll post details on what I've been up to. The main thing was focusing of weight loss and fitness. In September of 2011 I weighed over 400 pounds. Over the next 3 years, I lost 200 pounds by diet & exercise, ran a full marathon last year, and have kept the weight off now for almost a year now.
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Old 04-21-2015, 04:28 PM   #69 (permalink)
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Old 04-21-2015, 04:57 PM   #70 (permalink)
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You lost the weight for mpg reasons, didn't you?

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