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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-02-2009, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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I'm back!

Whew,

After 5 weeks of living in La Place Louisina, taking care of my dads final business, I am now back in Illinois trying to re-acclimate to the cold....again.
I was really moved by all the kind words you all wrote to me after I let everyone know he had passed away.
So, thanks gang, that was really a moving experience for me.

As always, the Commander performed flawlessly.
I generally operate between 65/70 mph and this netted a steady 21 mpg.

On the return trip, I towed his 98 Monte Carlo back to Illinois using a tow dolly from U-Haul.
I kept it between 55/60 and this resulted in a 17.7 reading on the trip computer and 17.4 by calculator.
I was rather impressed.
Admittedly the car was riding in the Jeeps draft, but still, with all the rolling resistance, I thought it was pretty good!
Anyways, again, thanks for all the kind words.
I,ve really missed the forum and the info it provides.

Rob


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Welcome back Rob!

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Welcome Home and sorry for your loss. I just said a prayer for you and your family.
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Welcome back. I was thinking yesterday that I hadnt seen anything from you since your father passed.

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