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Checking Accord's Tire during a Rotation - I noticed there was Additional Wear on Inside of the Rears - while the - Fronts were Evenly Worn all the way Across . . ?

Investigated with the Tire Depth Gauge an Extra 2/32's were worn off Both Inside Rear Tire Edges . There also was 2/32's of Tire worn off "entire Tread " of
Front Tires - nice and evenly Compared to the Deepest 3/4's Width of Rear Tires . . OK so rears must be towed out and have some Negative Camber . .

Anyhow this got Me thinking there's extra Drag on those rears . . and wear . . ( I Rotated Tires a little Late also )

Looking at Tires Ratings for ( Mpg ) ~ Tested @ 15000 miles on Tire Rack - there is upward of 20~80 Gallons of " Fuel to be Saved " per 15K - Hhmmm
I went looked @ DSW Conti's Summers which seem to do everything really well for all seasonal Designed Summer Tire . . Compared those to Many High Performance Tires -
Weighted by Tire Life , Noise , Life of Tire , and then Price .

Leans Me in Direction of - Conti's LX Touring Tire , Sound Levels were Better , Tire Wear was Way Better , Road Holding very good , Price was Less , Tires Weight few lbs less , Not as Quite as say Quietest Tires ,
But Road Holding ~ Cold Weather Traction even on Wet Highways
- Reported to be very good .. , I then Slid over to MPG @15K - Wow 100 Gallons less Fuel Used . .
If I grab a Tune and need to Run Higher Octane ~ It won't Cost Me anymore over 15K do to the Fuel Savings , and 1 Less Mount / Dismount / Balance cost as Tires also Go 18K Father down the Road ..

Anyone have any Observations with the Tires ~ Your Running ?

Also looking at Adjustable Camber Arms ? ( Less Drag Equals more Mpg ) Any Thoughts ?

Also : Inspected Brake Rotors ~ see Pic's - Wear looks to be .001 ~ Per 1000 miles . . was Way Past Rotation Time ..
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Newer Tires & Lighter Wheels - certainly Feel better Ride , Quieter also ..
MPG seem to have picked up in the Combined Average ..
No Gain @ Highway - over 75Mph

Gain in Mountains with all Hills thou . . Not as much as I expected . . so I Believe Factory Rims with those Sound Cancellation Packs for lack of Better wording . . must effect Knox Sensor ..

Using Mid Grade Fuel - Mpg is Better everywhere City/Combined /Highway - Fuel Quality in TN isn't greatest may have Impact on this Testing ..

Certainly like the extra Lively Acceleration by Dropping 28 Revolving Lbs . .
 

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Here was My Covid - Runs which were many short Runs around Town , not any Long Runs at All ..
Even VA Hospital for Genral check Up's were screwed for sometime . . Then Once Better Fuel was Released , I Swear we all were getting 12-14% Ethanol Fuel instead of 10% were suppose to get ..
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OK, just got Even Higher MPG since Brake Fluid Change ~ THIS ~ I have seen before on Other Vehicles .. It's New Fluid if so
Crisp & Firm - Brakes are able to Back Off Faster , Quicker , Easier so = Less Drag . .

Air Filter , which had been Clean Tapped , Vacuumed , but New On .5-1 MPG Better

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New Brake Fluid 1-2 MPG . . so had another Full Tank 2 Days , but made 2 - approx 19 Mile Cold Start Trips for errands with Stop Light etc. Traffic
Average was @ 28 Mpg.
Today went 47 Miles got back @ 38 Mpg - 55-65 Mph 4 Red Lights , two stops at Stores .. A/C on . .

Current Average on Dash was showing 42.5 Mpg Driving
( Total Trip on Same Tank Average 38 Mpg ) .. 76 Degrees started , Ended at 81 Degrees . .

Inconclusive
: Fresh Brake Fluid really Helps
 
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