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Old 11-02-2012, 04:59 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Nice. Hard to believe your best mileage is in that low of a gear though. I would have thought the highest gear is the best mpg. Thats how it is for me anyways.

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Old 11-02-2012, 05:02 PM   #12 (permalink)
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The best cruising MPG is normally achieved in our highest gear.

But maximum pulse & glide MPG will come from accelerating (pulsing) in a lower gear.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:08 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Old, that's OK. I don't mind bumping old threads if there's new info to add.

Starter: no change in the way it works or sounds. I mostly clutch start the engine though.

Video? Nope, I'm not posting a P&G video. Too many lawyers around! I'll gladly show you in person if you want to drop by though!
OK, could you let me know what bus passes closest to you ?

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