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Owner: aussie_modder
Big_Bird: 1979 Holden (GMH) Kingswood SL
Displacement: 3.3 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: automatic
Curb weight: 2888 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0
Frontal area: 0 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: vacuum gauge
Description: As most of my driving (>95%) is highway, my focus is on reducing the power required to move the vehicle along. And since the car in question doesnt have a lot of power to begin with, that's sure to help the cause.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: Re-location of front licence plate (also acts as a partial grill block)
Smoothing of rear bumper area (previously had a parachute affect)
Increased tyre pressure 40psi (previously 36psi)

Planned Mods: Front air dam
Replacement of mechanical radiator fan with electric fan
Replacement of points distributer with high energy ignition system
Forward facing RAM air intake
Grill Block
Front Undertray


FUTURE:
Streamlined hub-caps (aka pizza trays)
Rear wheel fenders
Underbody panelling
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 0 mpg(US)
EPA highway 0 mpg(US)
EPA combined 14 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 18.97 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 19.11 mpg(US)
90 days 18.96 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: May 06, 2009

(Created: 2008-10-14 18:01:46 / Modified: 2009-06-01 18:51:26)


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