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Old 11-06-2010, 08:46 PM   #11
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x2 on the lean burn
Atkinson cycle like the hybrids
Lower Cd is a big one
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Lighten the car up. Just like if you were going to take the car to the track, you remove all unnecessary weight. Spare tire, jack, rear seat, passenger seat, visors, etc...you get the idea.

Also, less fuel in the tank = less weight on the car.
lol we all know what happens when Jon doesnt have a spare lol
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One other thing I forgot to mention, stay away from ethanol, even at E10 you loose MPG. I dropped between 2 and 3 MPG, always got 27-29 on the highway, that dropped to 22-25 with E10. Still don't see how dropping MPGs helps.
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I pulled off 23.5 MPG with the Dually !!!
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I pulled off 23.5 MPG with the Dually !!!
damn... lucky you i only get about 17 on the highway at 75 mph about 1900 rpm but then again you've got deisel and mines kind of internally modded
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Great! Keep them coming!



Do you have a source for that?
NASCAR lol


the type of tire you run can make a differance too some treads have more rolling resistance than others.

also drafting helps big time. legal or safe? no lol but it works,
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