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Old 10-07-2017, 07:28 PM   #171 (permalink)
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Nice! Two straight record fills, 44.4, then 45.3. Hoping I can maintain that trend, but the long freeway stretches I do are an impediment.

I'm working on technique and routes, which should help. 46 next tank?

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Old 11-02-2017, 10:01 AM   #172 (permalink)
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Another record. 48.4mpg, and that's including a school dropoff this morning where "go" was the singular priority...
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Old 11-02-2017, 10:54 AM   #173 (permalink)
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Well done. My FE is heading in the opposite direction, now the temperature is dropping as autumn progresses.
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Old 11-02-2017, 11:06 AM   #174 (permalink)
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Well done. My FE is heading in the opposite direction, now the temperature is dropping as autumn progresses.
Fear not, I'll be joining you soon...summer has just started to break in earnest here in Texas in the last week or two.
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Old 11-02-2017, 01:46 PM   #175 (permalink)
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Well done. My FE is heading in the opposite direction, now the temperature is dropping as autumn progresses.
Now, the goal will be to "minimize" the FE depression (ha,ha)!
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Old 11-02-2017, 08:53 PM   #176 (permalink)
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Colder temperatures and cold-weather fuel are here. We've been having overnight lows in the 20's and 30's in northern Arizona. My last two fills in my Mustang barely broke 32 MPG.
When the snow hits, I won't be able to drive my Mustang to work . Work is for people who don't know how to ski . This ski season, I hope to break last season's record of 80 days. My F-150 only averages in the high teens, but I only drive it about 7K miles/year. It's a sacrifice I'm more than willing to make.
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Looking back at my records for the Echo, I realized I've managed to avg. 50+ mpg (50.9) over six months from 5/01 to 11/01 and only burnt 29.2 gallons of fuel. I really never thought that would be possible. The last couple weeks of Oct. were down a little but the average was there.
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Old 05-14-2018, 02:05 PM   #178 (permalink)
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Aaaaaaand another record...49.6. This is still stock and just hypermiling (mildly), but heavy on freeway use. Spring (it's really summer here) and the warmth helps, but I am getting far better numbers in local use than I got from the Echo, and tickling 50mpg pleases me greatly.
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Despite the bad mpg PR that it was collecting, my 2013 auto tranny Elantra has averaged 39mpg with 15% city driving. No mods, but burning 100% ethanol-free gasoline(E0) & tires inflated to 40psi. With a little extra highway driving(but no tank that drained in as short as 2 days), I've had 6 out of 7 tanks that were 40+mpg, & 3 that were 42-43mpg. Now the 2013 is in the hands of another family member & we have another Elantra, a 2016 manual tranny....... also averaging 39mpg. Numerous tanks over 40mpg, & 2 tanks to 42.5-43mpg. One tank was 46+mpg..... with stops for ocean beach walks, & pix, interior hilly travel & some moderate I-5 traffic.
Finally, got some warm weather here, east of northern Salish Sea (Puget Sound). While traveling with the mentioned 50,000 mile manual Elantra, its trip computer over a 60+ mile leg, registered 56 MPG. Of course, that's the trip computer. But using 100% gasoline, the computer is accurate.
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Old 08-08-2018, 01:35 PM   #180 (permalink)
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After all those years...

I finally got my first kilotank with the Insight!
We were experiencing another heat wave, so I had to use A/C especially when not driving alone, and as I had to ferry my kids to and from my inlaws for a stay (one at a time) I had a lot of that. But no wind and low traffic helps.


1009 km before I chickened out, and then it only took 38 (of 40) liters at the 10th click of the filler gun while sloped with the nozzle on the high end...
So my next target will be a 1050 km tank

It had been very hot these days, but today at last we had normal temperatures (22 Celsius in the early evening)

I once did 1130 km in my ‘86 4-slowness deasel Rabbit, but that had a 50 liter tank. It weighed only 870 kilogram... Filling up had a profound effect on road behaviour and acceleration, adding more than a second to the 0-100 km/h sprint...

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