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Old 04-24-2012, 04:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Mexico
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puntazo - '08 Fiat Grande Punto Sport T-Jet
Sports Cars
90 day: 32.94 mpg (US)

Pachanga ST - '14 Ford Fiesta ST ST3
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90 day: 28.59 mpg (US)
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Presenting myself, Smokeduv, to this forum

First of all, sorry for my english... I'm from Mexico

Hi, I'm new in this forum and I thought it was incredible when I first saw it. As far as I see, here are some serious modders and that there are many many things that you can do to your car to improve the aero efficiency in pretty big numbers.

About my car, well, there's not a lot about it, it's a bit on the contrary side of the things shown here, as is an "sport" version, so it has grippier tyres and many things.

The car in question is a Fiat Grande Punto . It has a little 1.4L turbocharged engine but the most interesting thing (at least that's what I thought about it) is that, being an sport version of the normal car, it has many things that make it a bit better, aerodynamically speaking, than the normal car, as it doesn't have a raised wing rear spoiler, has side skirts, it's a bit low (so sometimes it's a bit difficult to drive here, and doesn't have much clearance for normal hydraulic jacks (2ton)).

One thing that surprised me is that the underside of the car is all blocked, so it has many plastic panels so the only thing that shows up is the exhaust.

I think that's all I can say about it that is not found easily on the internet.

I'll try to post some photos of it to see all the things that already has, as I haven't done much work on it to achieve better MPG.

About the forum: I think it's really really great, as I'm a big fan of DIY, so, there's plenty of information that will keep me busy.



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