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Old 07-24-2013, 02:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Location: Spring, TX (Houston area)
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The Blazer - '00 Chevy Blazer LT
90 day: 16.31 mpg (US)
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F My Chevy Blazer

Title says all. I'm getting pretty tired of spending what little money I make on my gas. I'm 22 and in school so any money saved is very valuable. Gas is my biggest expense unfortunately.

I live on the North side of Houston, TX and fortunately drive highway most of the time, but that still leaves me averaging about 16-17 mpg. That sucks. The most I've gotten out of my car was on the way to Austin once and I managed to squeeze out 22.6 and it seriously baffled me that you could get that much to the gallon! Sad, yes, I know.

I've been looking at a lot of these posts about aerodynamics such as blocking the front grill, underbody panels, etc. I don't think that I can get away with many of these due to the heat here. To give you an idea, today was 98 and about 70% humidity. It's tough to keep the car cool to begin with, much less after blocking everything off.

Anyways, I'm always interested in learning more and more about these things. I'll contribute my findings as well.

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