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Old 07-31-2008, 10:30 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Red Car - '89 Chevrolet Celebrity CL 4 door
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90 day: 36.47 mpg (US)

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Heres my next thing Ive been thinking of trying. A cover for the wiper area. Hopefully it should really clean up any turbulence from the wiper arms, plus create a shallow angle to help get the air up the windshield. Maybe Ill even need to use my wipers less.

I found a couple large pieces of coroplast on some scrap pallets out back at work. First I took some measurements and drew it on Autocad, then plotted it out and tried it on. It seemed to fit pretty well so I traced it on the coroplast and cut it out. The ends shove nicely into the seam between the cowlpiece and fender, and the front is held in by the hood. It was too late to paint it, but Ill see how it does anyway. When I do paint it, Ill touch up the airdam. Gravel roads are taking a toll on the finish. But hey, all the mods have been free.

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