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Old 11-24-2009, 02:24 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Clean installation. Added to the EM project library.

Probably don't have to say this, but with a vehicle that uses a lot of fuel, changes to "MPG" from mods are going to be relatively small, numerically.

I often see people say things like "only a 1 mpg gain? It's not worth it!". Which of course isn't true with a thirsty vehicle if you look at the volume of fuel saved, rather than MPG figures. (Not implying you'll see a 1 mpg gain.)
Latest mods test: 15 mods = 15% MPG improvement: A-B test, 2007 Honda Civic 1.8L, 5-speed
Ecodriving test:
Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown: Nissan Micra 1.6L

has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners - electric car conversion on a beer budget
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