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Old 11-02-2007, 06:46 AM   #21
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I think it can be a good thing to run the challenge in tough conditions - like winter. So what if it more difficult to get good FE in bad weather. It happens to all of us. Just like maintenance issues, people needing rides, whatever.

When I first signed onto the challenge, I figured it might run year round, good weather and bad. It hits all of us, and by requiring each team to have a member north of Mason-Dixon, it hopefully hits us all more or less equally.
Bruce, you should consider posting those thoughts to the FETC Take II thread. I imagine the Commish would appreciate it.

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Old 11-02-2007, 02:10 PM   #22
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Bruce, you should consider posting those thoughts to the FETC Take II thread. I imagine the Commish would appreciate it.

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Done.
I shoulda put it there in the first place
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Currently getting +/- 50 mpg in fall weather. EPA is 31/39 so not too shabby. WAI, fuel cutoff switch, full belly pan, smooth wheel covers.

Now driving '97 Civic HX; tires ~ 50 psi. '89 Volvo 240 = semi-retired.
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Old 11-06-2007, 08:49 PM   #23
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Done.
I shoulda put it there in the first place
No biggie -- I read most of the threads around the site

I'm proposing that we get going on this...stay tuned for more info...

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Old 11-10-2007, 07:56 PM   #24
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Are we ready to roll? I thought we were and jokingly made a comment about that in the FETC Take II thread.

Now it looks like the Commish wants to start the next cycle on Monday!

I'm cool with that, but I didn't mean to commit us if we're not ready. Do we still have a full team and are we ready to go?

If not, let me know; I'll post a retraction and take my lumps for speaking out of turn.

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Old 11-12-2007, 01:59 PM   #25
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Whoops - sorry, I wasn't checking this thread.
I'm in.

What about the other bananas?
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Old 11-12-2007, 05:04 PM   #26
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Well, I PM'd everyone and Rick Rae, brucepick, rvanengen, and myself are in... no word yet from bbgobie.

I'll keep you all posted or rh77 will
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Old 11-13-2007, 11:26 AM   #27
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Take a look at bbgobie's gaslog for Black Chariot.
He usually tanks up every week or two - but no fills logged since 9/13.
Hmmm? I hope all is well w/bbgobie.
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Old 08-08-2008, 05:00 AM   #28
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I haven't been on for ages due to "life difficulties," but since there's still occasional discussion about restarting the challenge I thought I'd better pop in and post a note.

For the last several months my work has included doing gas station audits, each of which requires adding fuel to the tank. I have little control over what brand of gasoline gets added when, and a gallon here, three gallons there makes it impossible to keep my gas log accurate.

I've given up on my Shell V-Power test for the time being, and haven't seen a point in trying to keep my gas log up to date. I'd definitely not meet the fill-up criteria for the challenge, so until things change you'll have to count me out.

Sorry,
Rick

P.S. As far as the important bit is concerned, I'm still fighting the fight and have been maintaining a little above 33MPG.
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