Date: 23 Aug 1999 11:06:15 GMT
From: Roger Williams <rogerwnopsaml1.tiac.net>
Subject: Re: Why, oh why?


Also spracht werdna_dejanewsnopsameja.com: > In article <7pp7pk$22j7nopsams2.newsguy.com>, > Roger Williams <rogerwnopsaml1.tiac.net> wrote: >> Why does Saab torment people with that goddamned upshift light? > What >> kind of people do they think buy Saabs, anyways? > I used to think the upshift light sucked. I finally gave in and started > driving in a manner which made sure the light *never* turned on > (basically, shifting a bit earlier than the light tells me to...) > Amazingly, I went from an average 24mi/gal to 30mi/gal fuel economy > between fill-ups. No change in anything except for the upshift thing. > For me, that alone is worth it... Your mileage may vary. :) An excellent observation. In my case, however, I'm driving the Viggen - the one car Saab makes that has that "aw, hell, drive as fast as you want and waste as much gas as you can" image. I can only wonder if the Viggen jet fighter has an upshift light, too. :) -- {}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{} \|/ {} RogerW rogerwnopsamguy.com {} 0< -- parrot.net! {} http://www.parrot.net adminnopsamot.net {} ^^^^(*)^^^^ {}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{} ^^ / \ ^^

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