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Old 01-28-2014, 10:53 AM   #367 (permalink)
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The Van - '97 Mercury Villager gs
90 day: 19.8 mpg (US)

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Have you seen James May's bit about the life sized Airfix model? He also did a glider that flew the same distance as the English Channel (it went from the northern coast to a small island instead--the French were afraid to allow a British toy glider into their airspace)

James May's toy Stories
RIP Maxima 1997-2012

Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
I think you missed the point I was trying to make, which is that it's not rational to do either speed or fuel economy mods for economic reasons. You do it as a form of recreation, for the fun and for the challenge.
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