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Old 08-02-2012, 11:19 PM   #101 (permalink)
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I know keying off can affect the fcd by not showing the distance traveled in the off position.

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Old 08-03-2012, 09:59 AM   #102 (permalink)
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I thought of that, but I rarely key-off manually. I installed an engine kill switch before this tank. (And the rare time I did key off, I always go back to on right after the engine stops.)

70 miles in reverse... I think I'd know if I did that - my neck would be sore from looking around!
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Old 08-03-2012, 03:27 PM   #103 (permalink)
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And now Honda is firmly in the lead. Great job!
I think we in team boat tails are beating you by a 10% MPG and we are over double your % over epa

try harder

or start modding
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Old 08-03-2012, 03:50 PM   #104 (permalink)
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... in the lead above metro and vw, where there was a bit of back and forth recently.

And try harder? Doing what I can.
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Old 08-03-2012, 04:54 PM   #105 (permalink)
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FYI, I aspire to be a member of Team Boat Tails with both the Insight & Firefly (Metro). But I have too many projects (TMP!). Thus the Insight's nickname: Un Finished Object.
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I'll be boat tailing soon enough. I've been looking for a good clear plastic for the skin mounted over a diy bike rack-like frame strapped on. Any suggestions?

Right now i'm going from 69.5 - 70mpg depending on where i am in commute over 200miles.
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Not in boat tail territory, but my current tank is in mid-58.x mpg territory, a best ever if I can keep it up there.
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I'll be boat tailing soon enough. I've been looking for a good clear plastic for the skin mounted over a diy bike rack-like frame strapped on. Any suggestions?

Right now i'm going from 69.5 - 70mpg depending on where i am in commute over 200miles.
go to a fabric store and look for sheet plastic, they should have it in several thicknesses and its like 6' wide by however long the roll is It stands up to sunlight reasonably well.

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send me the car and it might come back with a tail, or i might keep it

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You can also get clear plastic at upholstery shops that make/repair cloth cockpit/deck enclosures for boats. Clear vinyl comes in several thicknesses as well.

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