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Old 08-21-2015, 10:46 PM   #1971 (permalink)
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- The expected range when said light comes on is over 160 miles

- You daydream about your mpg numbers switching places. "I'm getting 58 mpg now. An 85 sure would look good..."

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Old 08-24-2015, 01:58 AM   #1972 (permalink)
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I love this!
Ironically I started finding lost stuff in my truck when I had other people in it. But they decided to say nothing about it until I confronted them about it.
I've gotten in arguments over the merit of trying to hold momentum and wear out aged tires vs waste brake pads and gasoline. I won when I pointed out that the car has a worn out engine so staying out of the throttle is kind of important to keep it alive.
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Old 08-24-2015, 07:13 AM   #1973 (permalink)
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Happens to me at 700 miles, lol!
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Old 08-25-2015, 10:24 PM   #1974 (permalink)
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I'm trying to figure out what happened here.
I drove to class today, all 65 miles of it, doing 75 MPH on the and also freeway hitting surface street traffic, managed to average 60 MPH and get 40 MPG.
Now I'm wondering if my engine has lean burn because it shouldn't be this efficient at part loads at 3700 RPM.
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Old 09-07-2015, 05:23 PM   #1975 (permalink)
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Old 09-16-2015, 09:55 AM   #1976 (permalink)
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Old 09-16-2015, 10:04 AM   #1977 (permalink)
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Old 09-17-2015, 10:35 AM   #1978 (permalink)
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pop-up headlights down! And stare at the back of the same car thinking, "that needs the roofline changed to a fastback!"
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Old 09-21-2015, 11:26 AM   #1979 (permalink)
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Old 09-23-2015, 10:19 AM   #1980 (permalink)
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You might be a hypermilier if you consider pushing your car through stop and go traffic a reasonable solution.

I actually did that one day when i rode my motorcycle to school, traffic was just creeping forward so i turned the engine off and pushed it. Eventually it go going fast enough that im sure traffic behind me didnt appreciate it so i jumped back on and damn near tipped the thing over . scary.

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