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Old 06-27-2010, 12:58 PM
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Default Toe in alignment decreases mileage (mpg)

Big Oil loves the toe in alignment found on some vehicles. This is also where gas mileage can be improved since a vehicle with too much toe will be creating excessive friction and using up fuel (and tires) faster than it should via these links: http://www.edmunds.com/ownership/tec...8/article.html
http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4603118...t-vehicle.html

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