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Old 08-24-2011, 09:06 PM   #1
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THIS IS MY NEW OFFICAL HANG OUT! LOL hey guys how many of us cant keep our foot...

out of it even if our lives depended upon it?! LOL I know that I'm only getting 26.9 city my car sees right above red line a few times each day I just get trigger happy having a 5spd and all LOL!


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Old 08-24-2011, 11:12 PM   #2
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I get 25 in the city and 35 on the highway haha. The exhaust makes it to much fun, and on the decell the reverb is so loud haha.
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I got almost 38mpg on the roadtrip to and from FocusFest this year, and I'm absolutely sure that's about 10mpg better than I get around town, and most of the roads around where I live are 60-65mph with a light roughly every mile or two. I sometimes downshift under bridges just to hear My exhaust spit and pop, lol.
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I got almost 38mpg on the roadtrip to and from FocusFest this year, and I'm absolutely sure that's about 10mpg better than I get around town, and most of the roads around where I live are 60-65mph with a light roughly every mile or two. I sometimes downshift under bridges just to hear My exhaust spit and pop, lol.
I find my self down shifting up to stops quite often now that I have a real exhaust haha.
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Old 08-25-2011, 06:13 AM   #5
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I can't wait to get exhaust! Lol
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There isn't a day that goes by that I don't get on it. At least once per trip, and yes I downshift to hear my exhaust, to help slow down, and to make sure that I'm in a gear in case I need the power, cause you know how those lights can change before you get to them lol.
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Old 08-25-2011, 07:29 AM   #7
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I get average 32 mpg in city... I tend to stay off of it. XD but i do keep it in gear when approaching a light, just in case if i need to gun it.
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I know if I got exhaust my MPG's would go down for quite some time, but they would eventually come back. When I put headers and a y-pipe on th 3L Contour I loved the sound, then I swapped the main cat for a test pipe and oh my, it sounds SO damn good.

Not sure if the 4 banger can be in the realm of how good that V6 sounded, but I'm sure it will have a happy note of it's own. I got 42mpg cruising into work this morning :P
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I live in a rural area with no traffic, winding roads and no cops.

...but of course I follow all traffic laws and don't drop the hammer at every opportunity.
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