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Old 01-31-2016, 11:44 AM   #131 (permalink)
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NoBalls - '03 Toyota Corolla CE
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Personal best in corolla

Just got a personal best of 52.9mpg over a 500 mile trip in my 03 corolla. Average speed of 50mph... an exercise in patience!

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Old 03-09-2016, 01:41 PM   #132 (permalink)
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My commute up to work this morning. My best mpg yet in this new-to-me 2000 Insight. 74.9 mpg over 51.9 miles. Today this included jockeying the car in and out of the driveway several times plus stops for gas and coffee.
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Old 04-05-2016, 02:09 PM   #133 (permalink)
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Canfly - '89 Pontiac Firefly
90 day: 57.49 mpg (US)
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Got 57.2MPG in Canfly!

I managed 57.2MPG in my Firefly over the last week I finally got to take the slow road, and do P&G and EOC. And not have any breakdowns, for two round trips(512Km) the new route is so quiet that I only get overtaken like once or twice a trip. and i'm usually doing 10-20km/h under the limit. A few more ecomods, and no sleeping in and I should be in the top 10
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Old 04-13-2016, 01:34 PM   #134 (permalink)
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Canfly - '89 Pontiac Firefly
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62.5mpg on my last tank in Canfly! :D

My little air dam has paid off, I got 62.5mpg on the last 500+Km's

I've been leaving extra early and driving slower, getting a better feel for P&G and knowing my route better so I can shut the engine off before I see the stop signs. I haven't gotten very much mods done yet. So I know it will only get better. At the moment it needs a new distributor cap and rotor, it's actually misfiring. Can't wait to see how well it does when it's running right!
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Old 04-13-2016, 01:58 PM   #135 (permalink)
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Beater Echo - '00 Toyota Echo
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90 day: 42.67 mpg (US)

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Not sure if it's a success story or not, but I can't see how it would be anything else. Had a leaky tire on the Echo, and as a truck driver I am gone for a month at a time, and have come back to discover the battery was dead. Well, I took it to a used tire guy to just have a new one put on. Instead he took it off and plugged a leak I hadn't been able to find, and charged $5 for it! I gave him $10 because he had no reason to not rip me off, yet he did the right thing anyway. That solved, I went and bought a solar battery charger. No more jumping the battery and idling while I load the car, and yay to maintaining tire pressure! That should be worth 1-2mpg over what I have gotten the last few tanks. Not bad for $35 total.
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Old 06-17-2016, 10:54 PM   #136 (permalink)
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I just logged my best (commuting) fill-up in my Mustang yesterday morning. 33.468 MPG. Average speed 36 MPH. 60/40 highway/city miles. Not too bad for a 4-liter V-6 in a 3351# car.
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Old 08-03-2016, 03:18 AM   #137 (permalink)
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Zed - Sold - '14 Honda CR-Z base
Last 3: 44.31 mpg (US)

Christie - '92 Dodge Dakota 4x4 LE
90 day: 17.03 mpg (US)
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Second best tank in the CRZ today with 48.7. Not going to complain with it being entirely city, and even with some selective A/C usage.

It's best was almost a year ago, heading from Denver to Dinosaur, CO at 48.8.
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Old 09-10-2016, 07:42 AM   #138 (permalink)
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I managed 57.2MPG in my Firefly over the last week I finally got to take the slow road, and do P&G and EOC. And not have any breakdowns, for two round trips(512Km) the new route is so quiet that I only get overtaken like once or twice a trip. and i'm usually doing 10-20km/h under the limit. A few more ecomods, and no sleeping in and I should be in the top 10
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Old 09-10-2016, 07:55 AM   #139 (permalink)
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none - '98 Honda Civic HX

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1998 hx

I did 3 aero mods - air dam, pizza pan caps and removed outside mirrors and achieved 72 mpg over 128 miles at avg moving speed of 48 mph. EOC down hills. Hx has 260,000 miles on her.
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Old 09-23-2016, 01:26 PM   #140 (permalink)
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Weapon 11 - '00 Honda Civic si/ex/lx/dx/hx
90 day: 40.42 mpg (US)

Mommy Mobile - '00 Subaru Outback
90 day: 25.33 mpg (US)

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90 day: 32.92 mpg (US)
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Today I needed to take my youngest boy, 9months, in to his check up. I just got an OBD2 bluetooth connector and the Torque app to monitor my civic. But I wanted to see what I could get out of my 2000 Subaru Outback automatic. So my wife and I loaded up the boys and ourselfs. I hooked up the OBD2 and booted the app.
WOW!
Driving from our house 13 miles away from the Corvallis hospital, plus a short trip (3 miles to the North Co-op, then another 14 miles to get home.
On the instantaneous meter I was able to get 40mpg in town with DFCO / P&G.
The whole trip I was able to avg 36.2 mpg.
WOW!

I know that I am still learning how to drive better, and that the gauges are not 100% spot on.
But still. Wow!

Also I assume Subaru does DFCO because when I would put the tranny into N the instant mpg drops by almost 50% compaired to leaving it in D.
N=58+ mpg
D=108+ mpg

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