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Old 08-19-2018, 10:58 AM   #2221 (permalink)
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you start PnGing while riding bicycle.
People have been doing that for ages ...
Yet find it a strange behaviour in a car

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Old 08-19-2018, 03:01 PM   #2222 (permalink)
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Your biggest concern, when lending your teenager the car, is the act lowering the vehicles lifetime MPG.
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Old 08-21-2018, 06:23 PM   #2223 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when you think more about the mileage than the time and length of the trip "I shoud slow down and save gas but i wanna arrive at time nuuu"
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Usually people say that about their wives.
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Old 08-22-2018, 12:33 AM   #2225 (permalink)
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Usually people say that about their wives.
HEH, my first thought was about the high percentage/odds of it not being returned to me in one piece!! That's how/why my wife and i are now on TDI Beetle #2...! The 2001 regularly got better mpg then the 04... :{

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Old 08-23-2018, 11:46 AM   #2226 (permalink)
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Usually people say that about their wives.
My girlfriend averages almost 50mpg in her Fit. She knows fewer tricks but is probably more self-disciplined about driving conservatively than I am.

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...when you're not that bummed that the owner of the semi-unicorn Mazda6 wagon with V6 and stick never called you back, because you ended up with a nice, analog car which is also a good platform for MPG.
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... when you see that a VERY bumpy railway crossing that you use often is being rebuilt, and your first thought is how it will save gas.


I won't have to slow to a crawl to cross the tracks (to avoid ripping the suspension out of the car!) and then accelerate again to get to my next turn.
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Old 12-10-2018, 01:02 PM   #2229 (permalink)
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What's funny is they were so gobsmacked by the air dam and the Kammback that neither of them noticed (or commented) on the lack of an outside mirror on the driver's door, or the AWOL passenger side windshield wiper.
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