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Old 06-23-2008, 08:50 AM
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Smile It's all about your driving style...

Going to La Plata and back yesterday (278 miles on the odometer) via I-70 I netted myself 29.5 mpg! I let the speed drop to around 50-55 on the uphills (3rd gear, a little bit of 4th gear), and tried to cruise between 55 and 60 for most of the rest of it. On the way home I was getting it a little more, but it was downhill so you can go 75 in 5th without touching the gas

I'm telling ya, it's all about driving I want to take a trip to Nebraska or Wyoming where I don't have all those hills to fight! On the way back I set the cruise control on 52 mph in 3rd gear and just let it go on the way up to Eisenhower!
Matt Miller
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1977 FJ40 2F "Brahma" + Lockright, tach, Warn 8274, FJ60 Power Steering, no more Sanden OBA (factory emissions), so Puma OBA
1996 FZJ80 1FZ-FE factory lockers + Safari intercooled turbo, Warn M12000, OEM CDL switch, cup holder, and hand throttle, Metric TLC leather, heated seats, JDM switches, Puma OBA
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