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Old 11-25-2007, 10:11 PM   #132 (permalink)
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07-19-2006, 10:23 Pm

Ivan located a scrap piece of 3/4 in aluminum the right size for the adapter plate. Price: free!


And as if I don't have enough projects, I've been itching to make a trailer for my beater 10-speed (which I spend more time on than in my car in the summer). Half the time I fire up the car these days, it's to bring something down to the boat that's too big to carry in my knapsack on the beater bike. Which tells me: time to get a bike trailer.

I have all the junk needed to make something like this ... including the electric motor... so it could also be a "pusher trailer".

Latest mods test: 15 mods = 15% MPG improvement: A-B test, 2007 Honda Civic 1.8L, 5-speed
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Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown: Nissan Micra 1.6L

has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners - electric car conversion on a beer budget
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