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Old 05-30-2008, 11:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Made my 40 MPG goal. Woot!

No hard mods; only changes in driving habits and techniques I learned here. Thx ppl.

Before I started hypermiling I used to drive 75-80 on the freeway and pretty crazy around town. At that rate I could only go about 370 miles on a tank of gas. Today when I filled up I was at half a tank and had gone 300 miles! I used to be happy if I could reach 200 miles on half a tank. Needless to say I'm stoked!

Since I drive 700+ miles a week this is saving me some serious cash. I only wish I had know about this (hypermiling) earlier. Oh well! Better late than never.

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Old 05-30-2008, 11:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Nice job! Glad we could help you out in such a short time,
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Old 05-31-2008, 11:30 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Congrats! Looks like your off to a great start and will be hitting 45 in no time.
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Old 05-31-2008, 11:44 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Sweet that is awesome!! I set 40 as my first goal too

I drive from SD to Temecula all the time, there is some major coasting opportunities north of Escondido.

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Old 06-01-2008, 09:01 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Great to read another success story - nice work indeed.
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Old 06-05-2008, 11:56 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Congrats Louis! My first goal too is 40 w/o serious mods. Highest yet for me is 36, but looks like I am doing better so far this tank... if I can keep my wife away from driving it.
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Old 06-05-2008, 12:04 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Great job Are you planning any mods?

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