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Owner: Tygen1
Little Blue: 1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool
Displacement: 2 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: automatic
Curb weight: 2478 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.33
Frontal area: 21 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: ScanGauge
Description: 282,000 miles and climbing. On second motor, it now has around 160,000 on it and second trans has around 110,000 on it.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: Removed both upper and lower intake silencers, pulled the knock sensor that always pulls timing, EV6 4 hole injectors, K&N filter with Iceman intake and cut air box to extra heater core for HAI, 5.6K ohm resistor on IAT to advance timing a little, 40% under drive crank pulley, 30% over drive alternator pulley, resistors placed on EPC to raise trans line presure, SVT Focus 4-2-1 header, High Flow Cat, 2.25 mandrel bent cat back exhaust with straight thru Borla muffler, Coil On Plug conversion, Front tires at 50psi, rear at 50psi, 19mm hollow rear sway bar, Tokico Struts with cut stock springs to lower it 1.5", ES Bushings all around, Bridgestone RE92 165/65-14 tires on Mazda Miata BBS 10.60lb wheels, complete grill block, 5" Home Depot lip, mud flaps removed, rear fender skirts, 400w freeze plug heater, 150w oil pan heater, 150w transmission pan heater, crude Lean Burn and a few speed dents.

Planned Mods: Huge Sealed Ram Air vs. Hot Air Intake, Light weight wheels, Manual lock up torque converter, wheel discs, partial belly pan, tire spats, external pcv and crankcase ventalation system, improved air intake system to reduce pumping losses, Alternator Kill switch, front wheel skirts, MTX Swap.
No idea how long it will take or in what order this will happen or if they ever will all happen. Just a list to look at from time to time and remind me of where I'm going. 50mpg avg. on my commute
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 22 mpg(US)
EPA highway 30 mpg(US)
EPA combined 25 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 44.15 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 45.38 mpg(US)
90 days 44.75 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Dec 20, 2012

(Created: 2008-12-03 22:19:26 / Modified: 2012-12-21 12:46:05)

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