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#1 ChinkyTri

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 12:59 AM

was doing random searching and stumbled upon this
http://clubsciontc.c...ving-tips-7721/
Thought it'd be nice to share :)
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Posted 08 May 2012 - 02:00 AM

I would like to add if youre curious about "cheapo" gas stations look up what gas corporations provide em or owned by you might be pleasantly surprised
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Posted 08 May 2012 - 07:40 AM

i always go 85+mph when i get off work at 2am on the freeway, and speed when it hits green light on local.

but i do keep my windows up, no ac, clean filter, cheap gas, empty trunk and, "glide" my way to the stop light when i see a red..

and i still get 370+ miles on a full tank vs. 400 if i drive gentle and smooth like how it saids in that link.

i think one gallon of gas is worth me getting home faster without the Boring in driving.
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Posted 08 May 2012 - 01:43 PM

really good pointers... however there is more to it then this.... your long term fuel trims is going to play a big part in this too
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Posted 08 May 2012 - 03:05 PM

I get good gas mileage considering it's a Wagon and a 2zz. I see no reason way rolla can't match or do better than me. :P

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 05:27 PM

Not for me, just because its boring. My car's well maintained, shift at 3k, keep my windows up(hate getting dust in the interior) and follow the speed limit. Costco is my go to for premium gas and its not a DD, so 35 bucks a month of gas. :D

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 07:05 PM

Not for me, just because its boring. My car's well maintained, shift at 3k, keep my windows up(hate getting dust in the interior) and follow the speed limit. Costco is my go to for premium gas and its not a DD, so 35 bucks a month of gas. :D


Lol mines well maintained too but it also depends on how far you go with your car.

For example, I go about 500 miles in a week so I gotta fill 40 dollars(full tank) worth a gas every 5-6 days.
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#8 onemph05

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 08:28 PM

Lol mines well maintained too but it also depends on how far you go with your car.

For example, I go about 500 miles in a week so I gotta fill 40 dollars(full tank) worth a gas every 5-6 days.


Yeah I understand you guys that DD the Corolla, but some people on other forums just take it to an extreme. Some even logged wind direction on the commute home if it affected gas mileage.

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Its another Toyota forum, which I will not post a link to. :lol:

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 09:04 PM

Hay... I didn't ask Weather Spotter to get a Trix to do his extreme stuff... don't blame that on me or MO. lol...

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 09:09 PM

Hay... I didn't ask Weather Spotter to get a Trix to do his extreme stuff... don't blame that on me or MO. lol...


LOL... anyone else willing to admit it! :P

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Posted 21 August 2012 - 03:49 PM

I routinely see only 350-375 mi per fill, or so... Depends on when I fill up, but even when I fill and get a full 11.5-12 gallons in there, that's still usually what I manage. I've never quite managed getting good mileage, except on one of my very early road trips, which was a lot of highway with a lot of hills, and a lot of drafting semis (50+ feet at least).
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Posted 21 August 2012 - 05:51 PM

It does make a difference, but it's not recommended. I can't do it as much any more because of my hood... :\


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Posted 22 August 2012 - 02:30 AM

^^I sometimes do this while on long trips. But I consistently get 32-34 mpg regardless and I hit lift quite frequently and mostly city driving :)

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Posted 05 September 2012 - 08:44 PM

that martix got f***ing ugly....I mean f***ing awesome look...

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 01:42 PM

Here are my tips on hypermiling:

Use the lightest rims you can find, even if it meant running 14x6s
Use the lightest low-rolling resistance tires you can find (try 185s and fill them with Nitrogen)
If you can, try to run coil-overs these have mostly alloy parts and are lighter than stock. Also, the lowered ride height would help a lot with wind resistance.
Use aero pieces, like a front splitter, a lip spoiler, vented engine under-cowl smaller side mirrors if you wish, and some people even use fender caps, those plastic or CF pieces to cover like half your rim (unsightly). These help a lot in the highway.
Also, since your not driving a hybrid try not to brake if possible. Braking turns your car's momentum into heat.

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:38 PM

Here are my tips on hypermiling:

Use the lightest rims you can find, even if it meant running 14x6s
Use the lightest low-rolling resistance tires you can find (try 185s and fill them with Nitrogen)
If you can, try to run coil-overs these have mostly alloy parts and are lighter than stock. Also, the lowered ride height would help a lot with wind resistance.
Use aero pieces, like a front splitter, a lip spoiler, vented engine under-cowl smaller side mirrors if you wish, and some people even use fender caps, those plastic or CF pieces to cover like half your rim (unsightly). These help a lot in the highway.
Also, since your not driving a hybrid try not to brake if possible. Braking turns your car's momentum into heat.


Lowering unsprung weight is a huge benefit in terms of mileage, and yes, low rolling resistance. Sorry guys, that means bye bye sport tires and hello super hard tires slightly overinflated. Upshot, if you feel like it, breaking the tires loose isn't hard, lol. Of course, that defeats the purpose of the aero mods.

I've been contemplating doing a custom grille block as well, particularly for use in the summer, among a few other mods, but it seems like I'm just too much of a sporty driver to really get any benefits out of it.
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Posted 18 November 2012 - 02:36 AM

Here are my tips on hypermiling:Use aero pieces, like a front splitter, a lip spoiler, vented engine under-cowl smaller side mirrors if you wish, and some people even use fender caps, those plastic or CF pieces to cover like half your rim (unsightly). These help a lot in the highway.t.

in my experience, these are only good to an extent.

a front spiltter is really only useful up to 3 inches long, unless you want to flat bottom your car and add a proper diffuser.

the lip spoiler would have to hang off the trunk a bit, the altis one wont cut it.

also just as a useful piece of info. most aero pieces are not fully efficient until ~90mph.


this is just some things i have learned over the last couple years.

#18 Bryar33092

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 05:38 PM

I was thinking of originally getting coil-overs to help with wind resistance since most of my driving is done of freeways. "Not really helpful in regards to the topic.."

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