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Old 01-23-2005, 03:00 PM
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Originally Posted by shizat63
100% highway, mostly flat, keeping it under 85mph, actually watching the mpg gauge to learn to use the throttle as parsimoniously as possible.

Not sure how accurate the mpg gauge really is, but if you lift up on the throttle ever so slightly, you'll see the needle go over 30 w/o any loss in RPMs or speed.

Yeah but there's no hills in NJ, that makes a BIG difference even on the highways. (Unless you're in the NorthWest corner.) To get 450 miles on a tank of gas is almost 32mpg if you take 14 gallons when you fill up, either that or you wait until there's nothing but fumes left in the tank!
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