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Old 11-27-2007, 11:11 PM   This thread is in the EcoModder Project Library | #1 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

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90 day: 55.97 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)

Appliance car - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage ES (base)
90 day: 67.41 mpg (US)
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Done: A-B-A test on rear wheel skirts - Corolla, Camry Hybrid

The rear wheel skirts "test" I ran on my Firefly (Metro) was kind of sloppy: first of all, it wasn't an A-B-A. The skirts were added on top of another significant variable (grille block), so they weren't tested independently. (That made it actually an A-B-BC test.)

Out of curiousity I'm going to re-run the test. I'll be using a different car this time as well: 2007 Toyota Corolla automatic.

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Project MPGiata! Mods for getting 50+ MPG from a 1990 Miata
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