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Old 02-02-2009, 12:49 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Maybe 5 or 6 am Sunday morning?

Different road surfaces can play a part too. I'd try to do it all on the same piece of road, only when it's dead calm.

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It's not easy to collect good data in the real world
Ain't that the truth.

Still, it's good to get out and collect some data points for your car.

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I'm sure these numbers would be significantly higher in warmer weather
I'm sure you'd see a big difference. I have a couple of warm weather multiple run data points for my dad's Corolla that I should post on top of the cold weather speed vs mpg graph I did for it...
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One of the problems with 3:00 AM testing is the deer and other wild life that treat the highway as their playground about then.
Deer - is that what you call them? Around here we call the wild life - racers or teenagers.

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