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Old 05-23-2010, 10:34 AM   #1
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Rented a SS for the day

Drove it like like 7 straight hours here in Vegas. Impressed with the mpg. Drove to lake mead and mt charleston. Avg fwy was 28.5 and city 22. Looks like it will be a SS for me. Btw it was auto but still very fun. And sexy!!!
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Old 05-23-2010, 10:36 AM   #2
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wow, that is terrific mileage for an SS.
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Old 05-23-2010, 10:38 AM   #3
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yeah that is amazing for an SS, i can barely get that on my V6. just shows how amazing these cars are.
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Old 05-23-2010, 10:38 AM   #4
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I tried to rent one for memorial day weekend but they only had the v6 available. Is that one still fun to drive?
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Old 05-23-2010, 10:41 AM   #5
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I tried to rent one for memorial day weekend but they only had the v6 available. Is that one still fun to drive?
Dude....upgrade....get a Daewoo
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Old 05-23-2010, 10:47 AM   #6
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And I was debating on either buying the V6 or V8. Both are amazing. And I got on it a few times. the trip was around 250 miles!
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Old 05-23-2010, 10:51 AM   #7
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Drove it like like 7 straight hours here in Vegas. Impressed with the mpg. Drove to lake mead and mt charleston. Avg fwy was 28.5 and city 22. Looks like it will be a SS for me. Btw it was auto but still very fun. And sexy!!!
22 city?
Dude, you're doing it wrong.
Its a freaking rental. Get on it!
If I go easy for a week I'll get 16.5 max.
I dont even see how 22 is possible
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Old 05-23-2010, 10:58 AM   #8
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It is. I should have taken a picture. I reset it like half way between the 250 miles lol
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Old 05-23-2010, 11:03 AM   #9
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Anything is possible, if you put your mind to it
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Old 05-23-2010, 11:24 AM   #10
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Well I was also trying to see how good of mpg I could get if I tried
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Old 05-23-2010, 11:27 AM   #11
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Well I was also trying to see how good of mpg I could get if I tried
So r u thinging of buying one??
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Old 05-23-2010, 11:34 AM   #12
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Why not rent a Honda then ?

You don't rent a Camaro to see how good of milage you can get, nor do you drive one for the milage....


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Old 05-23-2010, 11:37 AM   #13
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Old 05-23-2010, 11:38 AM   #14
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I zeroed my mpg display at my last fillup and took off with the cruise control set to 55 just to see how high it would go. Got it up to 27.5 before I got bored and jumped all over it. Back down to 18.5 real fast...
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