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Old 12-31-2012, 11:39 PM   #291301
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Cheesecake-related materiel has been acquired.

Also got spotted by E36 Dave B. while out acquiring aforementioned materiel.
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Ed, I may just have to get started baking right now. Mouth is watering just thinking about consumption of cheese-filled baked goods.
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It's times like this that I wish my mom hadn't taken her old electric mixer back. :/

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Speaking of mileage, the Kia Optima rental car is pretty amazing in terms of highway cruising.
-At 80 mph, the revs are super low at 2600
-at 80mph it also gets 32 mpg
-the car actually accelerates not to badly, but it sounds like a cross between an anemic gas engine and a diesel, ie. horrible
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Thinking about going up hwy 9 in about an hour. Want to start the new year from the top of the mountains since I won't have them in Texas.
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Speaking of mileage, the Kia Optima rental car is pretty amazing in terms of highway cruising.
-At 80 mph, the revs are super low at 2600
-at 80mph it also gets 32 mpg
-the car actually accelerates not to badly, but it sounds like a cross between an anemic gas engine and a diesel, ie. horrible
That's on par with my automatic E46 325i with the stock diff.
-At 80mph, cruised at 2750
-At 80mph, 34 mpg
-Acceleration was acceptable and sounded nice and quiet
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Old 12-31-2012, 11:58 PM   #291307
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Thinking about going up hwy 9 in about an hour. Want to start the new year from the top of the mountains since I won't have them in Texas.

Take a jacket and watch out for the fuzz.
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Actually, the kia engine specs are kinda impressive.

2.4 liter Inline-4 16-valve naturally aspirated
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Ed, I may just have to get started baking right now. Mouth is watering just thinking about consumption of cheese-filled baked goods.
do it
just save me a slice
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That's on par with my automatic E46 325i with the stock diff.
-At 80mph, cruised at 2750
-At 80mph, 34 mpg
-Acceleration was acceptable and sounded nice and quiet
I don't believe your numbers.

At 80mph, my 330i got 25mpg and was at 3000rpm.

edit: also an auto.
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Hmm, I wonder if my car had a 3.64 diff now.
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Check. And V1
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That's not too shabby.
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do it
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It's in the oven now.
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I don't believe your numbers.

At 80mph, my 330i got 25mpg and was at 3000rpm.

edit: also an auto.
I feel like we've been over this. It's a consistent freeway number from many, many trips to and from SFO.

And you saw with your own eyes that even the M3 gets 28 mpg at 80+ mph on Hwy 5.
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Hmm, I wonder if my car had a 3.64 diff now.
Quite possible if your revs were sitting that high.
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No wonder diesels aren't used in sports cars, a Duramax turbocharged 6.6 liter V8 makes less power than an S65 in an M3, but weighs double.
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I feel like we've been over this. It's a consistent freeway number from many, many trips to and from SFO.

And you saw with your own eyes that even the M3 gets 28 mpg at 80+ mph on Hwy 5.
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