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Old 01-12-2008, 11:55 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Last day for guesses. Get 'em in, folks!

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Old 01-12-2008, 04:17 PM   #22 (permalink)
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I guess I will guess low. 25.5 mpg (just to separate it from the other votes)
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Old 01-12-2008, 04:44 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Old 01-12-2008, 04:58 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I'm stickin with 32.6. I thought and I thought and I thought and I thought and I thought and I thought and I thought and I thought and I thought and I thought and I gotta headache. So I realize you are all better at math than I. So I'm stickin.
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Old 01-12-2008, 06:43 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I can't say for sure if he will change his driving habits, but I seriously doubt it. (That concern was the original attraction to the idea of NOT telling him the SG was in the car, which I vetoed.)

That said, the ScanGauge isn't in view of the driver. It's stuffed into a closed change/sunglasses cubby.


Ohhh, OK. I thought that it was in his line of sight.

I will stick with my 28.5 mpg guess then.
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Old 01-12-2008, 10:00 PM   #26 (permalink)
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90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

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OK - I'll post results & announce the big winner tomorrow.
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Old 01-12-2008, 10:29 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Old 01-12-2008, 10:34 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Old 01-13-2008, 09:43 AM   #29 (permalink)
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The suspense is killing me.
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Old 01-13-2008, 09:46 AM   #30 (permalink)
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 52.8 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 66.29 mpg (US)
Thanks: 3,362
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To summarize, the guesstimates were:

38.0 - bestmapman
34.0 - SVOboy
33.0 - Silveredwings
32.6 - metroschultz
32.0 - Daox
31.76324 - DifferentPointofView
31.0 - GenKreton
29.5 - Frank Lee
29.0 - roflwaffle
28.5 - UfoTofU
28.0 - XFi
27.0 - jazzie604
26.0 - Lazarus
25.5 - igo
25.0 - Who

And the envelope please...

Dad's actual mileage in 61.7 miles (99.3 km) of sub/urban driving was:

22.4 mpg (US) / 10.5 L/100 km / 26.9 mpg (Imperial)

And for being the biggest pessimist, Who wins the Ecomodder window cling!

[Insert Abbot & Costello routine here.]

Who: send a PM to Ben with your mailing address, and I'm sure he'll stick one in an envelope when he takes a break from reading 60 pages of Japanese today.

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