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Old 06-26-2008, 10:27 AM
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I got 1.5-2mpg less than Hulk, consistently, difference being my roof rack which held two water jugs and two gas cans. All of them were empty, but they still stuck up in the air.. The jugs were only used to haul river water up to the shower setup. And the irony is I never took a shower, and ended up giving both cans of gas to other guys in the club... ah well.
Well, Stinky, I found the same effect from running a roof rack. About 2mpg impact to the Chili. Even though it started out not very aerodynamic. So it now has no roof rack.

When I got 19mpg, I was driving with the sides rolled up and the soft doors off. I think it was worth 1mpg though I can't explain why. 1mpg is 1mpg. Gonna be cold in the winter though.
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Old 06-26-2008, 10:35 AM
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We also learned some valuable lessons concerning drafting. We must have been a sight to see: a whole line of built Toyotas, cruising at 70mph, all spaced about 8 feet from one another.
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Old 06-26-2008, 10:56 AM
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Hey, it works for geese...
why not hogs?
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Old 06-26-2008, 11:01 AM
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I am staying silent for the most part but I will say the $9.59 fuel price is not altered at all!
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Old 06-26-2008, 11:38 AM
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But the button showing 91 octane is...?
You sneaky devil.
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Old 06-26-2008, 01:06 PM
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That picture has not been doctored. I was there.
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Old 06-26-2008, 01:28 PM
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the 91 octane does look a little suspicious...
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Old 06-26-2008, 02:07 PM
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That picture has not been doctored. I was there.
So... when is Rising Sun going to change to a mountain bike or motorcycle club?



I'm gonna hafta bone up on some other hobbies.
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Mountain bike - covered. Motorbike - been wantin' to work on that
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Old 06-26-2008, 02:46 PM
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I need the exercise anyway... and my mountain bike is really nice - and unused for the most part!
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