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Old 10-15-2009, 11:44 PM   #9 (permalink)
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90 day: 73.57 mpg (US)

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Originally Posted by Frank Lee View Post
Oh, I rememeber what it was about CARB numbers: having one is NOT an endorsement for power or fe increases. It merely doesn't break any laws.
Same thing with "EPA registration". You have to register with them as well if you're going to market an aftermarket fuel economy product in the US. As with CARB, registration does not = endorsement, but some dubious companies market their registration in the hopes people do not know that. (Which is probably the case.)
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