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    Buddy and I took a quick trip to mexico yesterday to pick up some things,Ahh aspirin---- and some 800 MG Ibuprofin some lotion and a couple T-shirts and a very cool leather rifle case... but being in a hurry we ran from 80 to 110 MPH.. holy krap batman my milage went from 42 down to 32 MPG and the harvey I was with got 33 MPG!!!!!!!!! 386 miles round trip.... Now I know what a tugboat captain feels like...

    Ever notice at 110 how much more the 1800 has?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike n View Post
    Buddy and I took a quick trip to mexico yesterday to pick up some things,Ahh aspirin---- and some 800 MG Ibuprofin some lotion and a couple T-shirts and a very cool leather rifle case... but being in a hurry we ran from 80 to 110 MPH.. holy krap batman my milage went from 42 down to 32 MPG and the harvey I was with got 33 MPG!!!!!!!!! 386 miles round trip.... Now I know what a tugboat captain feels like...

    Ever notice at 110 how much more the 1800 has?

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    Harvey,I was wondering where he's been .I thought nobody else could see him.

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    Must be the 'aspirin' talking....
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    Quote Originally Posted by eznkc View Post
    Harvey,I was wondering where he's been .I thought nobody else could see him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike n View Post
    Buddy and I took a quick trip to mexico yesterday to pick up some things,Ahh aspirin---- and some 800 MG Ibuprofin some lotion and a couple T-shirts and a very cool leather rifle case... but being in a hurry we ran from 80 to 110 MPH.. holy krap batman my milage went from 42 down to 32 MPG and the harvey I was with got 33 MPG!!!!!!!!! 386 miles round trip.... Now I know what a tugboat captain feels like...

    Ever notice at 110 how much more the 1800 has?
    I am suprised you still got 32 mpg running in excess of 100. Trading time for money.

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    Harvey as in Harvey Ferguson.. or Harley davidson if you prefer!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Padre Blanco View Post
    Must be the 'aspirin' talking....
    i thought he got someting else while they where down there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike n View Post
    milage went from 42 down to 32 MPG
    Ever notice at 110 how much more the 1800 has?
    That's normal milage change.
    I'd be surprised if you got away w/o getting a new straw hat… lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike n View Post
    Buddy and I took a quick trip to mexico yesterday to pick up some things,Ahh aspirin---- and some 800 MG Ibuprofin some lotion and a couple T-shirts and a very cool leather rifle case... but being in a hurry we ran from 80 to 110 MPH.. holy krap batman my milage went from 42 down to 32 MPG and the harvey I was with got 33 MPG!!!!!!!!! 386 miles round trip.... Now I know what a tugboat captain feels like...

    Ever notice at 110 how much more the 1800 has?
    Holey tacos man running that fast and still got that kind of milage don"t complain !

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    Quote Originally Posted by alsavage View Post

    Holey tacos man running that fast and still got that kind of milage don"t complain !
    Yeah really don't complain bc I get 30-32 on my Valkyrie running 65-70!
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