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Old 05-03-2009, 12:14 AM   #57 (permalink)
Tango Charlie
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Location: Goshen, Indiana
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Olivia - '03 Pontiac Vibe base
90 day: 36.01 mpg (US)

R2-D2 - '00 Honda Insight
90 day: 58.81 mpg (US)
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Yay, 57th post! For some weird reason, I really like the number 57.
I've been wanting to do this for awhile, so I grabbed some PVC guttering from Lowes, which is about 57 seconds from my house

and fashioned some interwheel strakes.
left side, looking forward:

left side looking aft, attached with not quite 57 self-tapping screws:

Painted with Krylon Fusion satin black rattlecan paint, shaken about 57 times:

I'm embarrassed how dirty Olivia is in these shots, but the wife is already complaining how much time I'm spending working on "a car that already runs just fine."

Yes, I know I'm missing a center hub button.

These probably won't do much on their own, but they should nicely compliment the bellypan I want to install later...
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