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Old 02-24-2013, 08:41 PM   #17
alpha
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im running a stock size 16 tire, and today over a 250mi round trip i was getting 39mpg, my car is stock other than wheels and magnaflow exaust. and almost dead tires. so when i get new tires, i expect my city range to go up, and a hair in the high way miles

that was with my and a friend, together weighing 450lbs plus my 3 year old son with his car seat, and my 65lb tool box and a detail bag

i use a SG2 to monitor my Throttle position, on level ground to make 65, my throttle is at no more than 38% that was with a head wind. i never took it over 3krpm, was not drafting, and was in no hurry to keep up with traffic. my temp was 222f deg, window half open with no fan on, no ac, no headlights, i did have my stereo on with no amps.

im not a hypermiler, just giving you the stats on it, it was a good challange, but id rather go fast

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