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Old 07-21-2015, 06:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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You can't draft behind a Hummer...

Well, of course you canů But they let so much air go underneath of them!

This guy passed me doing about 70 miles an hour, so I wouldn't have tried anyway. I wonder what kind of fuel mileage he was getting...


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Old 07-21-2015, 06:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Probably 8mpg to generous lol

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How do you make an HMMWV go that fast?! I have never nudged one past 55!
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Toss a quarter out the window every mile.

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You can't draft them anyway, they take it as a challenge and then they just want to race you. It's something that's been bred into in their redneck blood for generations, it's what makes them gravitate toward buying the biggest thing on the road to park in front of their double wide.

They sure do love to draft me, though! I wonder if I get any aero benefit, like those little fish that swim right in front of a shark's nose?

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Old 07-22-2015, 05:00 AM   #6 (permalink)
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The fairly common change to hummers is yank the somewhat economical diesel out in favor of a really big Chevy gas burner. About the same torque but way more HP and pathetic fuel mileage.
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Old 07-22-2015, 01:18 PM   #7 (permalink)
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...it's what makes them gravitate toward buying the biggest thing on the road to park in front of their double wide.
Yeah, and now we know why the poor get poorer :-)
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Old 07-26-2015, 02:36 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Someone with a double-wide and a Hummer is part of the richest 1%. (but not the 0.01%)

Sez someone with a R-license park model and a Beetle.

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