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Old 06-05-2014, 11:08 AM   #1721 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when you're driving a borrowed F-150 crew cab pickup pulling an enclosed 16 foot cargo trailer down the highway and you notice a Corolla tuck in to draft your trailer and your first thought is...

"Well, I guess we're saving more fuel together than if we were driving separately..."

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Old 06-05-2014, 11:19 AM   #1722 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when you're driving a borrowed F-150 crew cab pickup pulling an enclosed 16 foot cargo trailer down the highway and you notice a Corolla tuck in to draft your trailer and your first thought is...

"Well, I guess we're saving more fuel together than if we were driving separately..."
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Old 06-05-2014, 11:26 AM   #1723 (permalink)
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No, I was just thinking basic drafting. The Corolla was saving, I probably wasn't. But collectively we used less than if we'd each been on our own.
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Old 06-05-2014, 11:25 PM   #1724 (permalink)
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Old 06-05-2014, 11:39 PM   #1725 (permalink)
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Lol, it's happened to me in GT4 and 5. I just think how smooth it is to coast around a turn- then four cars pass me and zoom off.
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Old 06-26-2014, 06:51 PM   #1726 (permalink)
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When your car is in the shop and a brother loans you his moter cycle and you ask the mpg and he said I get 50 you'll get less and you take it as a challenge to beat your cars mpg of 60
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Old 06-26-2014, 11:38 PM   #1729 (permalink)
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If you spend more time coasting then you do accelerating.
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If your MPG just from accelerating (not including EOC) is higher than 95% of your fuelly competition.

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