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Old 07-07-2011, 04:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Little Blue - '98 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool
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90 day: 44.75 mpg (US)

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90 day: 15.53 mpg (US)
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Finally achieved my Goal, 100% over EPA :)

With this last fill, I finally achieved the goal I've had for the last two and half years...a 50mpg 90 day average of commuting. This isn't a one fill high mpg number (like some on the top ten list), this is a real commute into and out of Philly each day. No pure highway tanks or short fills to bump up the number either I'm very excited about the recent results, but don't think I can push it much higher than where it is now without some more serious mods.

It's also an automatic transmission, so EOC or P&G

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Old 07-07-2011, 04:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sweetie - '11 Hyundai Sonata GLS
90 day: 39.35 mpg (US)

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90 day: 40.49 mpg (US)

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Old 07-07-2011, 04:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Wow! Strong work. 2x the EPA rating and with an automatic tranny. That's impressive.
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Old 07-07-2011, 05:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Agreed, 100% above EPA with a slushbox is quite the task! Congrats.
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Old 07-07-2011, 05:49 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I think the term Master Ecomodder is appropriate, especially with the route you must take.

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Old 07-07-2011, 05:52 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Tygen1 -

I *really* respect your accomplishment because I also judge myself on the 90 day scale.

Is there one thing that put you "over the top", so to speak?

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Old 07-07-2011, 06:07 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Warm weather put me over the top I've had the current mods since winter time. But in the winter I put on some light weight wheels, RE-92 Tires, Zero Alignment, and Deleted the P/S and A/C, so that is what has brought me from one 50mpg Commute to several.
Of note is that my most recent tank is better than my best pure highway tank
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Old 07-07-2011, 06:44 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Congratulations. Way to go.
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Old 07-07-2011, 09:13 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Fokus - '12 Ford Focus SE
90 day: 33.3 mpg (US)

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90 day: 17.61 mpg (US)

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geez I got a long way to go
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Old 07-07-2011, 09:20 PM   #10 (permalink)
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lets see 100% - 39.4% = ah heck I don't even want to know, thats great for you though, I'm workin on it

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