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Old 06-05-2018, 08:06 AM   #11 (permalink)
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In my Insight, shifting earlier always helps, and cruising in a higher gear always helps. Nothing destroys tank fuel economy than a few screaming WOT runs up to freeway speed shifting at "peak torque" (4800rpm), which is not that far off from redline. I find I do best if I never let it rev over 2000. Sometimes the shift light comes on as low as 1300-1400rpm.

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Old 06-05-2018, 04:41 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I never WOT to shift points, that puts you in fuel enrichment. I stayed under 1/2. I drove under the speed limit, even on the interstate.

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