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Jeff
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I'm getting better mileage in town than on the highway. I went to Iowa over the weekend and was getting only about 90 mpg a tank. Go in the city and I get about 110? Anyone else have this problem.

Maybe my problem is I like to speed on the highway too much?

Jeff
 

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same here, I get 36-41 in town, but on the highway only 30-33? I guess because we are running more RPM on the highway. now if I go 55-60 I do real good, but who can ride a v-rod at that speed!!
 

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Color me Gone
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Jeff mine gets the best mileage at about 50-65 mph. Above that it drops and below that it drops.
 

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Jeff,

Because you are sooo tall you sit on your v-rod like a giant bobble head! :stilpoke: At speeds greater than 55mph the wind resistance that your huge torso creates causes a dip in you gas mileage.


:rofl2: :rofl:


P.S. Give me my tools back!
 

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Jeff
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Kschues said:
Jeff,

Because you are sooo tall you sit on your v-rod like a giant bobble head! :stilpoke: At speeds greater than 55mph the wind resistance that your huge torso creates causes a dip in you gas mileage.


:rofl2: :rofl:


P.S. Give me my tools back!

Kurt I knew you'd chime in here with some smartass comment!!! You want your tools let me know, I'm going to clean my garage when I get home and you can gimme a hollar after you get back.

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Color me Gone
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Really Jeff If I remember your like 6'8"? You look big on anything.
 

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I have the same problem. No matter how easy I am on the throttle my highway milage is usually around 34 when I drive around 80.
 

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Jeff
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I am 6'9" and no doubt I'm sure I screw with the gas mileage, but I didn't think it'd be that bad.
 
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