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Old 08-01-2006
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next your going to tell me i don't have a freightliner with a mercedes benz engine in it.when you get a few years under your belt and learn how to drive maybe you will get better gas mileage!I have a million mile safe driving award so you can't say i dont know how to drive.I joined this group to see what everyone else is doing to there trks and get a few ideas for mine.I hope not everyone on here is like this!
are you kidding me? just because you drive a frieghtliner doesn't make you an expert.

if you post pictures of your trip's mileage and your gas receipt with the amount of gas put into it, i'll believe it. Until then, i'm still a skeptic.

Side note: I really apologize for hijacking this thread. I won't post random crap in here anymore.
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just to let you know, they're killing off the rsx this year or next.
damnit lol... o well a used 06 will be like 12k by then so who knows... or ill just upgrade to a TL....


RSX is 93 oct right?


and im with larson, no way your getting 28 mpgs on a 3.0 unless youve got a manual and keep it in 4th and od onlyand only going down hills...

what style cab do you have? if you have a reg cab short bed, you have a 16.5 gal tank not 19.5/20 just so you know..
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Yeah i love the image that car has.. but i cannot stand the dash, reminds me of the silverado dash- screams 80's.. anybody know what's replacing it? I'd guess an acura verson of the new civic SI..?
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the new civics based off the Rsx i think... they look pretty simular
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Old 08-02-2006
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just to let you know, they're killing off the rsx this year or next.
Yep 2006 (this year) is the last year for the RSX. Acura wants the TSX to be their entry level car hence boosting up their “status”

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RSX is 93 oct right?
The Type-S is but the base is likely unleaded

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Yeah i love the image that car has.. but i cannot stand the dash, reminds me of the silverado dash- screams 80's.. anybody know what's replacing it? I'd guess an acura verson of the new civic SI..?
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the new civics based off the Rsx i think... they look pretty simular
The new SI has the same 2.0 Vtec engine as the 05/06 Type-S but is tuned down (190somthing hp vs 210) but that's about all that's taken from the RSX. Acura isnt going to replace the RSX with anything, they are just straight dropping it and making the TSX their entry level car.


In all its lame that Acura is doing this but w/e its their decision. I just hate the new civics with a passion. so god awfully ugly Oh and trust me the new SI.... gets owned by the 06 Type-S

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yeah I dont care for the new civics either
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saw one at the drag strip for high school nationals a few months back. he was talkin sh*t so i grabbed the keys to the gfs 85 monte carlo ss heavily modded (thats what he was talkin sh*t about) and stomped his *** to the ground. i ran a 14.02 and he ran a 16 or 17 1/4.

a. he cant drive to save his life
b. i learned how to drive on a 67 camaro ss also heavily modded
c. i wasnt tryin that hard to beat him. no sence in runnin my best when i dont have to.
d. its a flippin honda
e. he sucks at life.
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double post. wtf?
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well with honda's booming corporation and ford going out of business..
well anyways.. nice car! i got to drive one like the the other day but it was an older one. it was a blast.
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saw one at the drag strip for high school nationals a few months back. he was talkin sh*t so i grabbed the keys to the gfs 85 monte carlo ss heavily modded (thats what he was talkin sh*t about) and stomped his *** to the ground. i ran a 14.02 and he ran a 16 or 17 1/4.

a. he cant drive to save his life
b. i learned how to drive on a 67 camaro ss also heavily modded
c. i wasnt tryin that hard to beat him. no sence in runnin my best when i dont have to.
d. its a flippin honda
e. he sucks at life.
lol nice but awww man a retard whith a BASE talking ****, ahahahah good times. Glad u handed his *** to him
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talkin **** about a sleeper 85 monte carlo ss. the fastest time i ran in it was a 12.13. no it was an si though. mommie and daddie bought it for him. the camaro was a 10 second car. i was brought up racing. learned how to race before i learned how to drive on the street. he didnt have a chance. i have a 92 camaro rs sittin in the garage in ohio with 2 motors and none in it. it ran 13.7s before i yanked the 350. bigger and better. my goal. 8 seconds or bust. lol.
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Not all disbelieve TK
I get 26 mpg hiway in my 04 tremor
3.0, auto, x cab, 16" wheels, camper shell and a chit load of tools in it at all times.
If I took out all the extra weight I carry, and bumped my tire preasure I'm certain I could gain 1 or 2 mpg
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never said i was an expert,I just know how to drive.
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