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Old 07-10-2012, 10:12 AM   #1221 (permalink)
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YKYAEM if you've ever gone to fuel up at the gas station, gotten out of your vehicle and raised both fists in the air in triumph.

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Old 07-10-2012, 10:15 AM   #1222 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when after getting a new car you think damn now I have to drive twice as much before I can see my MPG.
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Old 07-10-2012, 04:01 PM   #1223 (permalink)
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You fight the urge to fill up at the normal number of miles ~550. You want to see how your new mods are doing but you know you should wait an s set a record distance along with the record MPG

just have to trust that the gas gauge at 1/4 left and the scan-gauge at 55 MPG tank average and 550 miles means you are doing well

You do not ask if you can beat your longest tank of 622 miles but if you can break 700 miles, aim high, hit higher
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Old 07-10-2012, 04:34 PM   #1224 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when your low fuel warning light comes on, and you go another 186 miles before stopping to fill up.

YKYAEM when you see a commercial for the Chevy Volt where they're bragging about how the average Volt customer only fills up with gas once a month, and you're like, "Me too. So what?"
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My version of energy storage is called "momentum".
My version of regenerative braking is called "bump starting".

1 Year Avg (Every Mile Traveled) = 47.8 mpg

BEST TANK: 2,009.6 mi on 35 gal (57.42 mpg): http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...5-a-26259.html



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Old 07-11-2012, 01:26 AM   #1225 (permalink)
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ykyaem when you see a commercial for the checy volt where they're bragging about how the average volt customer only fills up with gas once a month, and you're like, "me too. So what?"
lo l

Your tank is a tad bigger though
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Old 07-11-2012, 07:08 AM   #1226 (permalink)
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lo l

Your tank is a tad bigger though
Ok, yeah, you got me there
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My version of energy storage is called "momentum".
My version of regenerative braking is called "bump starting".

1 Year Avg (Every Mile Traveled) = 47.8 mpg

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Old 07-11-2012, 09:23 AM   #1227 (permalink)
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I'll do it. "Me too. So what?"
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Old 07-12-2012, 01:25 AM   #1228 (permalink)
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YKYAEM if...
... You can't just get in the car, turn the key, and drive off. No, you have a whole ceremony to carry out, which starts 1-2 hours earlier when you plug in the engine prewarmer. You might also hook up a charger to top off the battery and open the windows to give the car time to cool off before getting in. As the take-off deadline gets closer, you're busy checking tire pressure, removing/installing rear seats (if needed), cleaning the windows (yes, it's been that long since your last trip), etc. The last few minutes before starting are a fury: remove windshield sunshade, remove side window sunshades, unplug prewarmer and/or battery charger. You're finally sitting behind the wheel, but you still have to check if your grille blocks are closed and the trip OBC reseted. Seatbelt. Now you've turned the key and your accessories come to life, so you check out the coolant temperature on your ScanGauge, write it down in your notebook along with the outdoor temperature and how long the block heater was plugged in. You have your finger on the engine start button, but your eyes are checking out the situation in the mirrors, assessing traffic. Now! Start the engine and you're off! Don't pay attention to the idjit who came out of nowhere, going much faster than the speed limit, honking at you for being born. Here we go again...
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Old 07-12-2012, 02:38 AM   #1229 (permalink)
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YKYAEM if...

you don't complain about the recent 105 degree weather because it means your engine is already warm when you start the car.
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Old 07-12-2012, 08:45 AM   #1230 (permalink)
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YKYAEM if...

... You can't just get in the car, turn the key, and drive off. No, you have a whole ceremony to carry out...
YKYAEM if you're already depressed by your ceremony, but like reading other folks' ceremonies to see what you can add to yours.

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