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Clunk49
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 10:32:35 PM

It does save fuel.
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stoihor
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2014 10:07:01 PM

no.
puddy
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2014 8:36:18 AM

no
MertieMan
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2014 7:25:55 AM

This idiotic thing will never happen and if it did no one would pay it any attention.
hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2014 6:53:49 AM

No, but .99 per gallon gas would be nice.
herbiepopnecker
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2014 8:25:04 PM

Save so much fuel prices would tumble even more
ricker2332
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2014 6:41:17 PM

Never!!!!
WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2014 1:08:33 AM

How about 85!
Nuzan
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2014 7:24:00 PM

No
NJDeMarco
Veteran Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2014 12:34:07 PM

No, no and no.
redfish67
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2014 10:23:45 AM

no
51stovi
Champion Author Nashville

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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2014 9:03:03 AM

Not just no, but hell no.
retiredssgt
All-Star Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2014 7:29:12 AM

I prefer 65mph to 70mph.
hoopitup2000
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2014 6:33:46 AM

Never gonna happen!!
JohnCur
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2014 12:27:05 AM

In NJ it will prevent a lot of accidents
WilhamClouse
Champion Author Calgary

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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 7:49:22 PM

No time to drive distracted when I am driving fast
Hemond
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 4:37:16 PM

55? Nope, minimum is a leisurly 65mph.

75 to 85mph is more reasonable with modern cars. A spirited 95mph is quite acceptable as long as you are at full alert. (and not gabbing on the stupid iphone)
carinthuist
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 2:39:48 PM

no
redfish67
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 10:21:28 AM

no
vabites
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 8:56:11 AM

Yeah, no. The speed limit here is 70 and the state tried to raise it to 75 but our gov refused to sign the bill...booo.
LibertyGuardian
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 8:04:36 AM

Bring it on Leon...
hoopitup2000
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 6:30:52 AM

Not with gas hovering near $2.00
SRT8TX
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 1:50:01 AM

No
GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2014 2:06:53 PM

No way, 55 mph sucks...
WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2014 2:32:21 PM

Keep that speed to yourself!
04Ram1500
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2014 12:14:08 AM

No
redfish67
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2014 10:10:32 AM

no
OilerFan
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2014 7:28:44 AM

If it happens, so be it. But I like being able to get on my road trips in 10 hours rather than having to drive for much longer. I get tired of driving.
hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2014 6:50:31 AM

On no you didn't!!
Jackson126
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2014 5:52:35 AM

yes
RealtorJeff
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2014 2:07:46 PM

nope
roost1
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 6:56:28 AM

Not going to happen.
PhilnTX
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 6:56:12 PM

I prefer 85 mph
krazkar
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 6:35:05 PM

I like to drive fast.
redfish67
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 9:56:01 AM

no
cloud_surfer
Rookie Author Colorado

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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 5:50:44 AM

your all awesome. I got 34mpg once doing 55. I think its safer but slower. everyone likes to go fast
hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 6:31:31 AM

P-L-E-A-S-E
GLM4205
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 6:05:51 AM

Whatever?/
JohnCur
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 12:06:03 AM

For safety. I'm not sure if this is better than 60 or 65 for economy.

[Edited by: JohnCur at 11/18/2014 12:08:33 AM EST]
WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2014 11:52:59 PM

I think Sammy Hagar said it best.
k7lvo
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2014 9:52:30 PM

I was NEVER ready for 55 mph.
GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 8:49:04 AM

No,
Tucsonhomes
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 12:43:48 PM

Nope
Nuzan
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 11:26:14 AM

No
krazkar
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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 11:09:13 PM

I ain't got time for 55
FrankLee1
Champion Author Minnesota

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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 11:38:47 AM

vghost: actually 30 is too slow for maximum efficiency for the average vehicle; many max out at about 45 mph, partly because that is where OD and the lock-up converter engage in automatics. So 45, maybe 50 mph would be a good place for the speed limit if maximum efficiency with today's fleet is desired.
RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 8:10:38 AM

no
MertieMan
Champion Author Lexington

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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 4:53:50 AM

It does not save fuel with cruise control and overdrive, get real, and it will never happen.
vghostine
Rookie Author Montreal

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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 12:17:39 AM

yeah how about we drop it to 30mph on the highway since we're not slow enough?
PatAZ
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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 8:26:38 PM

No way and I don't care if I use a bit more gas.
southtown43701
Champion Author Ohio

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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 7:34:00 PM

no
Madridjoe
All-Star Author Lancaster

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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 5:04:12 PM

no. if I want to slow down I will
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