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Old 09-09-2013, 10:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 52.71 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)

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Thumbs up Personal best on your latest fill-up? Post it here!

Way back in 2006 I started a thread like this on Gassavers...

If you've just recorded a personal best fill-up, share it here - along with how the heck you did it.

Off the top of my head I can think of a bunch of members who are climbing the ladder. Let us know if you're one of them!

Project MPGiata! Mods for getting 50+ MPG from a 1990 Miata
Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
Mitsu mods: 70 MPG in my ecomodded, dirt cheap, 3-cylinder Mirage.
Ecodriving test: Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown

has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage
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Old 09-09-2013, 10:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Blue - '93 Ford Tempo
Last 3: 27.29 mpg (US)

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90 day: 18.5 mpg (US)

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Last 3: 69.62 mpg (US)

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I recently got a best ever 42 mpg with the Tracer, right after installing the various front end blocks. But since then it's gotten about 38 so that 42 must have been due to that nice tail wind.

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Old 09-09-2013, 10:38 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Echo-P&G - '05 Toyota Echo base
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90 day: 82.76 mpg (US)
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I filled up tuesday and got 88mpg. its my personal best. the way I did this is 100% p&g eoc
trying to coast to a stop at every red light and stop and 40-60mph p&g on hyw
Best Tank (1557.2 Km): 2.57 LHK (91.63 MPG (US) )
Best Highway Trip (~36.8 Km): 2.16 LHK (109 MPG (US) )
Best Commute Trip avg (73.8 Km ): 2.33 LHK (101 MPG (US) )
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I know i dont have a very good write-up
no lean-burn? no good gear ratio? p&g is the answer
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Old 09-09-2013, 11:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
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90 day: 39.03 mpg (US)

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I just got a PB of 56 mpg on my last fill up.

I did this on my test loop 45 mph with no stop signs and only a couple stops while testing running light load lean burn around 28:1 A/F.

My plans are to try one more tank full at light load then I will bring in my Hypermiling skills to see if I can pass 60 mpg.

How I got here is a long story and the details can be found here.
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Old 09-09-2013, 04:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
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my PB was last week, 57 mpg. eoc, grille block, UG and watching inst readings.
2003 S-10, 2.2L, 5 speed, ext cab long bed.
So far: DRL delete, remove bed mount toolbox.
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Old 09-09-2013, 05:41 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Pickup - '99 Toyota Tacoma 2wd, Regular Cab, Short Bed
90 day: 34.62 mpg (US)
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My last two tanks were my best ever @ 34mpg. Lots of engine-on-coasting and hwy miles at around 60mph. I haven't tracked my mileage for a year or two, but my best tank, previously, was ~32mpg.
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Old 09-09-2013, 06:06 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Enduro E-bike - '11 PowerPedals Enduro
90 day: 2236 mpg (US)

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90 day: 53.11 mpg (US)
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One tank ago I for the first time passed the 50 MPG mark. Actually it was 54.11 MPG.
Very warm wheather, slow driving on small roads + some coasting. It was on our vacation. Now its back to small trips, and autumn has set in....
My Yaris Hybrid thread:
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Old 09-09-2013, 09:27 PM   #8 (permalink)
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2013 STi *SOLD* - '13 Subaru Impreza WRX STi
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90 day: 26.59 mpg (US)

1996 Geo Metro *RETIRED from Ecomodding* - '96 Geo Metro Base
90 day: 58.68 mpg (US)
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I Finally installed my kill switch, so lots of eoc 65-55-65mph highway driving. I installed full upper grill block. Just did my personal best at 27.04mpg.

I'm planning on completely removing my side mirrors and doing a full under belly tray. 30mpg is within reach!

However, #gameofthrones....winter is coming.

See the rest of the Sti project log:
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Old 09-09-2013, 10:20 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Matchbox - '93 Ford Festiva L
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Last 3: 70.16 mpg (US)

Salamander - '99 Chrysler Concorde LXI
Team Dodge
90 day: 30.3 mpg (US)

Urquhart - '97 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 V6 3.4L DLX
90 day: 25.81 mpg (US)

Smudge - '98 Toyota Tacoma
90 day: 40.65 mpg (US)

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90 day: 39.39 mpg (US)
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Festiva = 595.5miles on 8.132 gallons = 73.48mpg(US)
Ram = 774.9miles on 24.368 gallons = 31.8mpg(US)

I've really been getting my best tanks since my test trip in which I achieved 94+mpg. I learned allot on this trip along with following overall average speeds of guys like Diesel_Dave. With my car not being very Aerodynamic (guessing .28-.3) lower speed P&G is my friend.

I mainly do P&G 45-35 (40-30 or 25 when I have time/traffic permitting). Avoiding highways when it's reasonable, and careful route planning to avoid areas with more stops/traffic. I'm getting to know the back road routes quite well around here which is aiding allot in my optimizing P&G timing.

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Old 09-10-2013, 10:03 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Al the Third, year four - '13 Honda Fit Base
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90 day: 42.9 mpg (US)
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In the 05 Subaru Legacy GT, 34.77 mpg for 538 miles.
In the 02 Nissan Xterra, 21.1 mpg for 352 miles.


Originally Posted by sheepdog44 View Post
Transmission type Efficiency
Manual neutral engine off.100% @MPG <----- Fun Fact.
Manual 1:1 gear ratio .......98%
CVT belt ............................88%
Automatic .........................86%

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