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  1. Fuel Economy
    I need any tips/advice for hills, so far I have those small hills where you can speed up a little bit to coast up on the next hill. I have ones that start from a little hill to a very long stretched out one, so am I better off just powering up it? or coast half way then power up it? Another...
  2. Fuel Economy
    I'm trying to learn more about hypermiling, and, not really finding any useful info anywhere....can anyone educate me on this?
  3. Fuel Economy
    This weekend I was left the job of driving my son around town! I am the only one that knows their way around the city. While driving, I was thinking about what I read about shifting @ 1400 RPM. I first I was thinking how the @&?$?$ do you do that consistently. All I know I paid attention to...
  4. Fuel Economy
    Well I have been wanting to try this for a while now so this Monday August 5, I started hypermiling. My commute is 2.8 miles according to google...
  5. Fuel Economy
    Brand new 2013 Chevy Cruze Eco. Literally picked it up and took it on a road trip. I wasn't trying all TOO hard to hypermile and I was going for around 45MPG. I was THOROUGHLY impressed at what this car can do.
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    At the end of March I reviewed the MPG chart that I have kept for my cars since the mid 1980s. I didn’t like the trend I saw. Although my overall combined fuel economy was still slightly over 42 MPG, the 5000 mile running average trend line had dropped over 3 MPG since it peaked at slightly...
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    I got right at 30 mpg driving normal on the tank that ended last Monday. I had been reading up on the octane threads and did a few small mods (40 psi in all 4 corners, free !baffle cai, !spare, and of course the 90 octane) in addition to a renewed focus on hypermiling and thus far have seen...
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