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Old 10-24-2010, 09:01 PM   #6 (permalink)
t vago
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The Karen-Mobile - '05 Dodge Magnum SXT
Team Dodge
90 day: 26.72 mpg (US)

Fiat Dakota - '00 Dodge Dakota SLT RWD Quad Cab
90 day: 16.67 mpg (US)

The Red Sled - '01 Dodge Durango SLT 4WD
90 day: 16.96 mpg (US)
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Here is a picture of my handiwork to date. I started building this thing back on Columbus Day, and I got the inspiration from this very board.


Side view, right-hand side

Side view, front facing rear

Rear view

I used Owens-Corning FoamulaR 1 inch boards for the frame, and 1/4 inch FoamulaR sheeting for the skin. I got a gain of 1 MPG with it so far, and would have gotten more if I hadn't been so heavy with the gas foot.

I would like to coat it with something to protect it against the elements. Any ideas?
The Fiat Dakota

The Karen-mobile

The Red Sled
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