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Old 04-13-2011, 05:27 AM   #112 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by GaspricesRhigh View Post
Being as how it is only 3-6% of the entire drag.. I don't think it's justifiable to remove the mirrors. The hassle of even having retractable mirrors doesn't seem worth it. A mirror is a needed safety feature.
If it's legal to do so, and you replace it with a camera that functionally replaces the mirrors, why not ?

3-6% of the total drag is a lot.

The biggest gain in fuel efficiency is to be made when buying an efficient car.
Beyond that, it's the combination of small improvements like this that give you great mileage.
Singled-out, most mods are not really impressive.
GasDwarf's fuel consumption :
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