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Owner: AXMonster
The AXe - SOLD: 1997 Citroen Citroen AX 1.1i 5 Door
Displacement: 1.1 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 1561 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.31
Frontal area: 18.45 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: vacuum gauge
Description: ***NOW SOLD***

Lightweight French hatchback made of thin steel and plastic!
1.1 litre single point OHC engine mated to a 5 speed gearbox.
Aim is to produce a vehicle as standard looking as possible but with highest efficiency
Build Thread:
Current Mods: SuperMID
Grill block
Side mirror delete (to 2" mirrors)
Warm air intake
5W/30 engine oil
Redline MTL gearbox oil
Continental EcoContact 3 LRR tyres (narrower and higher profile than stock)
Max sidewall tyre pressures (51 PSI)
Radio antenna removed
Silicone filled front panel gaps
Coroplast radiator ducting
PCV catch can
HID (35W) headlights
LED side/tail lights
Aerodynamic frameless flat wiper blade

Planned Mods: Aerodynamic undertray (coroplast)
Lowered suspension
Front and rear wheel spoilers
Rear wheel arch covers
Clear Mylar 'hinges' on body panel gaps, other gaps filled with clear silicone
Automatic alternator cutout with regen braking facility
LED Stop lights

Economy engine featuring:
Lightweight internals
10.5:1 compression ratio
Optimised cam timing
Low tension total seal piston rings with combustion pressure sealing
PTFE coated pistons
Ceramic coated combustion chamber
Blueprinted engine
Multi point injection on programmable ECU
Low back pressure exhaust system with tuned headers
Higher ratio gearbox (Diesel gearbox with current 1.1i final drive)
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 33.14 mpg(US)
EPA highway 43 mpg(US)
EPA combined 38 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 46.21 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 48.45 mpg(US)
90 days 46.78 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Jun 16, 2008

(Created: 2008-03-13 22:43:17 / Modified: 2011-03-25 09:27:45)

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