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Old 05-16-2020, 08:32 PM   #1272 (permalink)
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Black and Green - '98 Honda Civic DX Coupe
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90 day: 66.42 mpg (US)

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Possibly that filler cap is for fuel. Maybe, the radiator was against the grill at the back. Seems strange... did a fan blow air into the wake?

Also, in this photo there is an air scoop ahead of the rear wheel well, but no fuel door.
See my car's mod & maintenance thread and my electric bicycle's thread for ongoing projects. I will rebuild Black and Green over decades as parts die, until it becomes a different car of roughly the same shape and color. My minimum fuel economy goal is 55 mpg while averaging posted speed limits. I generally top 60 mpg. See also my Honda manual transmission specs thread.

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