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Owner: jonzobot
Terky: 1999 Toyota Tercel CE
Displacement: 1.5 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 2005 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.32
Frontal area: 19.6 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: MPGuino
Description: My daily driver for 12 years now. 300,000km and counting.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: Driving like a grandma (but I do not pulse and glide)
Lowering springs (2006)
Synthetic 0w-30 oil
Synthetic gear oil
Low rolling resistance winter tires (Hakkapelita)
Replaced all wheel bearings
MPGuino
New LRR summer tires - RE92 165/65R14
Upper Grill block
Depowered steering rack; pump and lines removed.
Alternator kill switch (huge mpg gain with this one)
Passenger side mirror delete w/ new large rearview mirror
Junkyard 12-hole EV-6 injectors from a Yaris

Planned Mods: Clean airflow around radiator; fill gaps
Warm air intake
Front air dam
Side skirts
Pizza pan wheel covers
Lower grill cover

It's probably a good idea to send the junkyard injectors in to be balanced/flow tested.

Maybe, if I have the time, money and inclination:
Transmission regearing
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 28 mpg(US)
EPA highway 35 mpg(US)
EPA combined 31.5 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 53.82 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 57.88 mpg(US)
90 days 55.71 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Aug 07, 2017

(Created: 2017-04-16 15:59:57 / Modified: 2017-08-09 00:40:24)


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