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Author Topic: Can a Gillig transit bus w/Series 50 get 15mpg highway?  (Read 13293 times)
Tim Strommen
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« Reply #15 on: December 22, 2006, 11:39:39 AM »

Woops! I hit the wrong key...  That should be 312 feet.  Damn numeric keypads...

It's roughly the length of a football field.

Thanks for catching that Lee - I need more coffee Grin.

-T

{Edit} Stil - if a Ferrari can't stop inside of 100 feet from 55 - I think the only way one could really claim it "stops on a dime", it to run it into a large brick wall Smiley.  Maybe turns on a dime?  Nah - I don't have a 43' dime... (http://www.gillig.com/New%20GILLIG%20WEB/phantom.htm) - T
« Last Edit: December 22, 2006, 11:49:31 AM by Tim Strommen » Logged

Fremont, CA
1984 Gillig Phantom 40/102
DD 6V92TA (MUI, 275HP) - Allison HT740
Conversion Progress: 10% (9-years invested, 30 to go Smiley)
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