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Old 05-02-2006, 12:27 AM   #31
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#83 and #85 is just crazy.

#83 and #85 is just crazy.
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Old 05-02-2006, 01:10 AM   #32
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Re: 77 you fill the oil to

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85 instead of waiting at a red light with the foot on the brake, you pull your ebrake up either because a) you don't want to drain your battery because your engine is off or b) your trying to reserve the alternator to charge more of the battery for your next FAS
hehe... I've done this. When I get stuck by a train (ARGH!) and have to wait I turn the car off and then use the e-brake. no point in wasting the battery on the brake lights :P
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Old 05-02-2006, 01:14 AM   #33
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Re: Quote:83 you tried to bump

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83 you tried to bump start in reverse but failed miserably
I hope you didn't try that. If you did, you are a fuel economy freak.

lol i got the look when i did, it was very embarrasing!

every quote i put there and many others that has mentioned iam all guilty of! I'm a bad *** when it comes to fuel economy even if I have to do the most outrageous things for it.

That's what happened when your dad not to agreed to get you a hybrid in the first place, this is my way of fighting back albiet a lot more work boo ;(

oh and since my driveway is some messed up hill turning left... i've managed to somehow try to reverse into my driveway without not trying to burn too much clutch although when climbing the hill you can feel the RUMBLE of the engine really wanting to stall but it still climbs! at least in the morning i can roll down and pop it into gear and bump start away! without keying on since a cold bump start is so much smoother than a cold key start.

Just got to master that bump starting some more, reviving the engine without too much revs is the hardest part. Oh and wheel covers are not a reality yet with too much rain around here.
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85 instead of waiting at a red light with the foot on the brake, you pull your ebrake up either because a) you don't want to drain your battery because your engine is off or b) your trying to reserve the alternator to charge more of the battery for your next FAS
hehe... I've done this. When I get stuck by a train (ARGH!) and have to wait I turn the car off and then use the e-brake. no point in wasting the battery on the brake lights :P
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87. you just held up a guy

87. you just held up a guy driving a moped.

88. you can navigate your scangauge's menus and switch screens without taking your eyes off the road.
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Old 05-04-2006, 06:56 PM   #36
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87. you just held up a guy driving a moped.
Hahaha, that's very funny.
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89. You ride your bicycle

89. You ride your bicycle more miles then you ride in your car.

90. You specifically looked to buy a car that was a stickshift, had no AC, no PS, no power windows, and stock 13" wheels.

91. You obviously track your fuel economy like crazy.
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#92: Scangauge

#92: You ride in someone else's car, and you ask them "do you mind if I ask you to plug this into the port under the dash...thanks" then report the data.
#93: You turn down the free updrade at the rental counter and opt for the Hyundai Accent instead of the Cadillac CTS Sedan because it gets better mileage.
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#92 is just plain

#92 is just plain creepy.

#94 you put less oil in the engine to gain fuel economy
#95 you are so focused on fuel economy you know every inch of your engine bay and you know what parts need to be taken out to gain some more mpg.
#96 you modify your hubcaps.
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94, and 96 i'm trying to do

94, and 96 i'm trying to do if i had some more instructions.
92 if its my buddies car's just for fun to show them how wasteful they are! and then bet i can beat it and that's an excuse to drive their cars and find out
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