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Old 03-26-2016, 08:31 PM   #2021 (permalink)
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Old 03-26-2016, 09:17 PM   #2022 (permalink)
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When you know the difference in air mass flowing past your meter and use the emergency brake to save the alternator load of the brake light bulbs.

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Old 03-27-2016, 06:57 AM   #2023 (permalink)
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Old 03-27-2016, 09:12 AM   #2024 (permalink)
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When after coasting a mile with the last .3 mile in your neighborhood (two turns) to your driveway but instead of bump starting the car to back up to the top of your driveway you coast another 150 feet up a slight incline, then let the slope start you going backwards to save the bump start and fuel used coasting the last 100 feet to your garage parking spot and adding a couple of tenths to your average mpg.

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Old 03-28-2016, 01:00 PM   #2025 (permalink)
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When after coasting a mile with the last .3 mile in your neighborhood (two turns) to your driveway but instead of bump starting the car to back up to the top of your driveway you coast another 150 feet up a slight incline, then let the slope start you going backwards to save the bump start and fuel used coasting the last 100 feet to your garage parking spot and adding a couple of tenths to your average mpg.
I wonder what your neighbors think when they see you overshoot your driveway, then roll back, every day?
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Old 03-28-2016, 05:11 PM   #2026 (permalink)
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LOL they know I'm crazy but he spends $1k a month on gas, while I'm at $30.50 average since Jan 9th.

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...you coast another 150 feet up a slight incline, then let the slope start you going backwards... to your garage parking spot and adding a couple of tenths to your average mpg.

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