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Old 06-12-2014, 10:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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never really got started back in '12

I joined this community many moons ago looking to save fuel on my commute. Well now I'm back with a different commute and a different car. A 95 Lexus with 169k on the clock. I don't think I'm doing terrible. This time I'll stick around longer I think

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Old 06-13-2014, 09:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It's not about any particular commute, although the commute gives you a concrete goal. Welcome back.
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Manual neutral engine off.100% @MPG <----- Fun Fact.
Manual 1:1 gear ratio .......98%
CVT belt ............................88%
Automatic .........................86%

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Old 06-13-2014, 09:32 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Agreed, I save fuel everywhere I go. I even save fuel on my motorcycle (which is more of my toy and have a lot of fun with). The techniques you learn can always apply, even if you're in a hurry you can save fuel.
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Old 06-13-2014, 10:26 AM   #4 (permalink)
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It's all about 'adjusting the nut behind the wheel' .... And raising the tire psi above 40!
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Old 06-14-2014, 12:34 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks guys. Ive been consistently shocked by how easy this car is to hypermile. I had to work to get 40% over EPA with my Saturn. I don't even neutral coast with this, let alone EOC. I think I can get my high score up a few more clicks. I fill up tomorrow. Can't wait to see

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