So why does my old, giant wagon, with a big motor get bad mileage?

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  1. ross

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    A heavy car, probably with long gearing, barely warmed up and accelerated(through a fluid coupling) from a stop every few blocks. While dismal, your mileage isn't surprising.
     
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    A heavy car, probably with long gearing, barely warmed up and accelerated(through a fluid coupling) from a stop every few blocks. While dismal, your mileage isn't surprising.
     

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