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Old 09-02-2020, 04:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Piotrsko View Post
My thought: put $3.00 sandbags in the back until it's level and test to see if your coast down improves. Shouldn't take more than 3-4 to level it and weight isn't supposed to be known to affect steady state mileage.
I think road coast downs are a completely ineffectual way of testing drag. At minimum, first do a windows up / windows down coastdown comparison and ensure you can see a major difference in coastdown times.

But I do agree that you should so some testing - I would suggest throttle stop (constant engine power) testing.
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