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Old 11-28-2007, 08:51 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I posted a fresh article at about the "Kardboard Kammback" described in this thread.

(And yes, I realize it's not technically a Kammback )In it, among other things, I outline the reasons for grafting cardboard on the *** end of the Firefly in an attempt to mimic the shapes of these slick hatchbacks:

FYI, you are forgiven for not recognizing the car on the right. It's the 99-05 Audi A2, which of course was never available in North America. With its at the time world-leading Cd for a production car equal to that of the Insight, the TDI version of the A2 was rated at 3L/100 km, or about 78 mpg (US).
Latest mods test: 15 mods = 15% MPG improvement: A-B test, 2007 Honda Civic 1.8L, 5-speed
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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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