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Old 03-17-2011, 01:19 AM   #871 (permalink)
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When you are looking for a cheap pickup and decide the F350 dually with the turbo diesel engine with a 5 speed is a better choice than the chevy s10 with v-8 gasoline 3 speed auto that is $100 cheaper because will probably get better mileage when forced to use it.

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Old 03-17-2011, 08:53 PM   #872 (permalink)
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When on a road trip you count pictures being taken of your car rather then miles. I lost count at 16. Four hours of driving and more pics then rest stops.

When truckers pass you and match speed to look at your car then give you a thumbs up ( reading my 45+ mpg. Epa= 29)
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Old 03-17-2011, 09:59 PM   #873 (permalink)
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YKYAEI when the old song "Hitching A Ride" by Vanity Fare comes on the radio reminds you to pull in behind a semi for better milage, instead of reminding you of a long-ago high school sock hop.
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Old 03-18-2011, 06:00 PM   #874 (permalink)
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...if your car rolls slowly backwards at intersections where only cyclists would normally notice the grade.
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Old 03-18-2011, 11:41 PM   #875 (permalink)
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When a sign states:

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You prep to top the hill at the minimum speed limit to coast down it
I saw my trip tank go up 3 mpg (250 miles on tank)
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Old 03-19-2011, 08:47 AM   #876 (permalink)
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When you get a string of cars passing you, slowing down, taking pictures, then speeding up an you think boy they are wasting so much gas. Might I save more gas by not having the tail on?
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Old 03-19-2011, 09:12 AM   #877 (permalink)
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Old 03-19-2011, 02:43 PM   #879 (permalink)
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When you judge every car you see by the shape of its rear-end, and how aerodynamically efficient it appears.
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Old 03-19-2011, 02:53 PM   #880 (permalink)
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When you judge every car you see by the shape of its rear-end, and how aerodynamically efficient it appears.
...when the "...shape of the cars' rear-end..." interests you more than the "...shape of the driverettes' rear-end..." (wink wink).

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