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Old 12-03-2013, 07:56 AM   #1661 (permalink)
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When you're sad to see gas prices go down
(less opportunities to brag, less motivation, less understanding from spouse).
That's a big de-motivator indeed.

Having nearly halved my fuel costs/km by buying another car running an alternative and less polluting fuel, it's hard to remain motivated to keep hypermiling it.

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Old 12-03-2013, 05:35 PM   #1662 (permalink)
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Old 12-05-2013, 02:33 AM   #1663 (permalink)
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Old 12-05-2013, 03:33 AM   #1664 (permalink)
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Old 12-05-2013, 10:58 AM   #1665 (permalink)
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Old 12-10-2013, 06:50 AM   #1666 (permalink)
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Old 12-10-2013, 08:34 AM   #1667 (permalink)
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Old 01-02-2014, 06:10 PM   #1668 (permalink)
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Old 01-11-2014, 09:59 AM   #1669 (permalink)
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Old 01-11-2014, 11:41 PM   #1670 (permalink)
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...you pull into the gas station just to wash your windows
actually did that a week ago....left summer blend windshield washer fluid in the tank on a -6F day

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