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Old 05-08-2013, 04:01 AM   #1521 (permalink)
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:36 AM   #1522 (permalink)
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:42 AM   #1523 (permalink)
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Old 05-12-2013, 02:09 AM   #1524 (permalink)
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:13 PM   #1525 (permalink)
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:14 PM   #1526 (permalink)
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Old 05-13-2013, 02:51 AM   #1527 (permalink)
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Old 06-07-2013, 01:54 PM   #1528 (permalink)
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After reading this I feel like a strange ecomodder. I am always try to go faster to keep my vehicle in it's peak MPG speed. Driving 60 in a 55 kills my mileage. My ecomodding has dropped my peak MPG speed from 72 to 65 so it is looking better.
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Old 06-07-2013, 02:24 PM   #1529 (permalink)
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Old 06-07-2013, 02:39 PM   #1530 (permalink)
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...if you drive a prius?
No, not by default. Yes, there are ecomodders that drive a prius, but having a prius doesn't automatically make the driver an ecomodder...

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