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Old 10-03-2012, 06:35 PM  
Elizabeth
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Originally Posted by Berlin Bill View Post
That does sound good, Elizabeth. And I'll bet you also have a soft touch on the gas pedal when you do have to have to return to speed. That seems to make a big difference in the cars I drive.
Yes. i just barely press down on the gas pedal, and shift at 2,000rpm 90% 0f the time. So i am in 5th gear at 32mph.
An occasional freeway ramp with a heavy throttle and zooming hard up the 65 does not seem to harm MPGs at all.
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