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Old 11-27-2007, 12:18 PM   #262 (permalink)
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01-21-2007, 12:12 Pm

Tidbit: the 2 Youtube videos of the motor spin-up have been collectively viewed over 2000 times. Apparently there's a healthy interest in conversion info.

And Project ForkenSwift is inspiring other people. Check this out:

I’m taking inspiration from as a low-budget conversion. That’s a good model to start on for us as we will be learning much along the way – so mistakes won’t be so costly!
Latest mods test: 15 mods = 15% MPG improvement: A-B test, 2007 Honda Civic 1.8L, 5-speed
Ecodriving test:
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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