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Old 09-22-2007
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Ah, thanks for clarifying.
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Are there hills on the roads you drive on? You'll actually get better gas mileage if you dont use cruise control and keep the gas pedal at the same position all the time, even going up hills....cruise control while give it more gas to maintain speed up hills, therefore using more gas.
There are no hills either way. Going through town I can gurantee to sit at 4 stop ligths for a total time of 15 min. They are on timers all 4 of them. 3am no one but me I have to sit through the whole cycle at every single one.


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I'm putting in an auto start in a week or so, that way this winter my truck will be nice and toasty after warming up for 5 mins or so haha
I got a remote start and I would trade it for anything nice and toasty in the winter and coooool in the summer. Key thing to these things is to remeber to set the controls where u want them.

Here in missouri it will be cool out in the mornings, and I will run the heat to knock off the chill. I usally forget to turn it down, and I start the truck and it is 95 out side after work. kinda pointless
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Old 09-22-2007
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Well, up here in good ol' South Dakota, in the winter it can get to -15 degrees in the mornings, I've seen - 45 quite a few times as well.
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well im not a hypermiler but im pretty **** I get mad when the wife uses my car and the milage drop from 44 MPG to 37. btw I drive a 03 honda civic coupe. and yes I leave tons of space in between and the car in front of me MOST times the car in front gets on the brakes and I just let off the gas and never come close to braking unless we are coming to a complete stop.
I am very interested in this hypermilage **** if I could pump out over 50 MPG in the civic that would KICK some serous butt.
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Old 09-23-2007
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Hyper miling is stupid for a FI engine. You basicly turn the engine off when not needed. Back in the carb days you could see some gain. But on a FI motor it goes very very lean when load drops to zero.

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