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Old 04-01-2015, 10:26 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by chriscowles View Post
I think the sweet spot will vary according to driving and load conditions. If your trip computer shows instantaneous MPG, tweak your speed as you go to find what's best for you.
Just checked Vern's calculator.......1320', 6.05seconds, 5gals. Donations accepted!.......Maybe should of bought a m/h.

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Old 04-01-2015, 12:22 PM   #12
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Just checked Vern's calculator.......1320', 6.05 seconds, 5gals. Donations accepted!.......Maybe should of bought a m/h.
In your case there needs to be some allowance for rate of acceleration, and the cost of winning.

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