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Old 11-11-2012, 10:57 AM   #31 (permalink)
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I just got another set of GasPods - hope to put them on today. Innteresting, my mileage was a bit (1/2 mpg) lower than I thought it should be the last 5-6 tanks, and I wondered if i was getting new winter gas.

I pulled off the wheel discs to check my air pressure, and found they were down to 35 psi, when I had put them at 50 last fall. I topped them off, so we'lll see what happpens now.

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Old 11-11-2012, 01:21 PM   #32 (permalink)
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New and more GasPod arrangement - (9) along the roof; (5) on the driver's side tail; (4) on the passenger's (because I only had (18)!

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Old 11-11-2012, 07:25 PM   #33 (permalink)
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New and more GasPod arrangement - (9) along the roof; (5) on the driver's side tail; (4) on the passenger's (because I only had (18)!

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Have you considered doing a tuft test focusing on the trailing edge of the roof and side panel?
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:16 PM   #34 (permalink)
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I have considered it - not sure that I'll get around to it.

I sent that same photo to the GasPods folks this afternoon, and they said that they'd like to see the side ones moved forward a foot or so, to allow the air streams to recombine a bit before the end of the car.

We decided I'd try it as-is for a couple thousand miles, then move the sides forward as they've recommmended for the nenxt data point.

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Old 11-12-2012, 08:46 AM   #35 (permalink)
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Innteresting, my mileage was a bit (1/2 mpg) lower than I thought it should be the last 5-6 tanks, and I wondered if i was getting new winter gas.

I pulled off the wheel discs to check my air pressure, and found they were down to 35 psi, when I had put them at 50 last fall.
Nice illustration of the difficulty of drawing conclusions about mods when other variables are changing. Tank-to-tank testing isn't ideal to say the least!
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Absolutely! Here's where I am to this point, in a different format.

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Old 12-02-2012, 12:06 PM   #37 (permalink)
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Just got in an internal sideview mirror - works really well. PVC conduit offsets plus a 1/2" MPT adapter; bolted through coin tray.

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Update

Finally got the Accord all painted. Mileage is still consistantly over 35 for my weekly average; just over 42 for my recent Atlanta - D.C. trip.


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