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Old 09-03-2017, 01:53 PM   #2161 (permalink)
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Old 09-03-2017, 04:00 PM   #2162 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when you hear about the possibility of gas prices rocketing sky-high following Harvey and:

1) check the tires on your 1-speed bicycle for short trips of 15 miles or less

2) fill a 3 gallon gas can for your 130 MPG scooter and add Sta-bill just in case it lasts you longer than a month

3) go read a book.
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Old 09-08-2017, 02:25 AM   #2163 (permalink)
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Old 09-08-2017, 03:47 AM   #2164 (permalink)
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Old 09-08-2017, 07:56 AM   #2165 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when you use the AC compressor to effectively double the number of gears available for engine braking.

5, 5+air, 4, 4+air...
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Old 09-11-2017, 02:35 AM   #2166 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when you use the AC compressor to effectively double the number of gears available for engine braking.

5, 5+air, 4, 4+air...
Only if you need to brake a known amount though. Otherwise you slow down too fast and/or overrun cut only works at higher rpm
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Old 09-16-2017, 11:12 AM   #2167 (permalink)
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Old 09-16-2017, 12:57 PM   #2168 (permalink)
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Ha! Happened to me last week. And in both our cases, was likely a diesel Smart. No small feat to overtake with one of those!
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YKYAEM when you think your EPA rated 32 MPG Corolla is a gas guzzler but you have gotten 43 MPG overall over 40,000+ miles and then it's like I can live with that. Best tank 48.6 MPG

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