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Posted by kari on May 5, 2006, 2:47 am
 
Even better is going down a mild grade at 70 mph with the ICE shut down.

Kari



Posted by Bill on May 5, 2006, 3:29 am
 


Right, and recovering energy in the process, energy that can be used on the
up-side.



Posted by Bill on May 5, 2006, 3:24 am
 

Makes me feel quite smug, Jean.



Posted by Jean B. on May 5, 2006, 12:00 pm
 Bill wrote:


You know, in my Passat (which I'm going to sell), I always
seemed to have so much energy left when I came to a stop (even
when I started braking/slowing WAY back), that I found myself
thinking about that a lot....

--
Jean B.

Posted by Michelle Steiner on May 4, 2006, 6:54 pm
 

Yes, it does stop completely, and no, it is not horrendous.

--
Stop Mad Cowboy Disease:  Impeach the son of a Bush.

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