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Old 09-03-2015, 10:14 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Crown Vic - '99 Ford Crown Victoria Base (P74)
90 day: 24.1 mpg (US)

Turtle - '98 Subaru Outback Sport
90 day: 30.53 mpg (US)
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I took the easy route and ran several strips of duct tape across the openings in the grill and saw an immediate 2 mpg or so improvement in the averages per tank. For my most recent tank I folded in my mirrors and drove more ecomodderishly to and from work.

A few days ago I cut out a cardboard belly pan that runs from the bottom of the front bumper cover to the radiator core support. I also covered the gaps/seams in the front around the grill and headlights with some packing tape, much to my wife's chagrin.

I think I may be n track to achieving a 30 mpg per tank average!
'99 Crown Victoria
'97 Impreza 2.2, 5-speed
'98 Impreza Outback Sport 2.2, 5-speed
'05 Outback 3.0R (wife's)
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