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15ButterFly15

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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2011 2:29:13 PM

Well, I Don't Really Use My Cruise Control Because It Seems To Use More Gas When You Stop It. When I Do Use It, I Only Put It Right At The Speed Limit. You Are Able To Go Over The Speed Limit 3 Miles Per Hour Over. But Consume Your Gas As Much As Possible.
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SuperMoto
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 5:29:20 PM

???????????????
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dongo50
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 11:01:01 PM

hardly use it.
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appleNY
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:35:43 PM

highway
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Dale Jr.
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:47:32 AM

I go 5 mph over the limit on the highway and interstate.
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iwannavet
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:31:25 AM

on the hwy
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Zuegma
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 12:04:43 PM

I use cruise control at all speeds above 50 km/hr. The one in my car is extremely stable.
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HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2011 11:16:19 PM

none
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Panama19
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2011 12:23:21 AM


The problem with cruise control is that it is set point (on/off) control; when the vehicle slows down going uphill the controller hits the throttle too hard and it costs you gas mileage. Then when the vehicle speeds up going downhill it comes off the gas completely rather than building momentum to expend on the next hill.

If the cruise control were proportional control so that the corrections were proportional to the distance from the set point the throttle control would be much smoother and would get better mileage.

I get much smoother throttle control and better mileage without the cruise control.

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dongo50
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2011 10:25:21 PM

HUH?
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DB2008
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2011 8:15:59 PM

???
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john382
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2011 2:07:23 PM

use on the hwy
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LonghornBubba
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2011 10:58:42 AM

use on the hwy
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HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2011 11:36:03 PM

i don't
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777Aviator
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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2011 7:52:29 PM

use on the hwy
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mattsage
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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2011 10:44:05 AM

I love it would never buy a vehicle without it. I using set it 13 mph above the speed limit and go.
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bja0030
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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2011 10:34:21 AM

I'M AGAINST IT
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brownie2009
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2011 9:16:49 AM

I set my Cruise Control at the Speed Limit,I get better miles

[Edited by: brownie2009 at 6/28/2011 9:24:58 AM EST]
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777Aviator
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2011 7:03:30 AM

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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2011 3:44:32 AM

My faverable thing about cruise control in not having it in the first place.
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