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Old 09-24-2012, 01:27 PM   #14
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tire width and tire compound can have serious influences on mpgs. i consistently get 2-3 mpgs less highway with my z rated tires (<30k miles) than friends with 60k+ mile rated tires, and i drive at slower speeds (~77 vs ~80)
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