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Owner: Gotrootdude
Ugly: 1989 Toyota Celica ST
Displacement: 2 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 2496 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.31
Frontal area: 1.75 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: other
Description: Bought car for $500. Replaced tires $48 each with LRR 13 inch tires at 38psi. Removed blown out spare and jack.
Not driven at night-time.

Car totaled 5/20/09, rear ended by Ford F-150
Build Thread:
Current Mods: Duck tape entire grill down to front spoiler (used garden edging for support structure under tape) (I get asked about every 2 days about why the tape is on the front.
tires at 38psi
vortex generators
Stripped out all additional weight - Steering pump - air conditioner - car mats - spare - jack - front speakers - etc. Car is so light you can push it with one foot out the driver door.
Cheap clear 2 inch plastic hose cut in half and clipped onto forward wheel wells.
Avid Hyper-mileing - gear changes at 1200rpm
Engine cut-out switch.
Never drive over 45mph...
Toluene-Acetone mix added to gas approx 1.5oz per fill up.
Removed side light covers, replaced with LED lights and clear tape covering. Removed side trim.
Traded oil for 5-20W.

Car totaled in accident

Planned Mods: Wheel covers or pizza pan hubcaps
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 26 mpg(US)
EPA highway 32 mpg(US)
EPA combined 29 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 50.29 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 50.85 mpg(US)
90 days 53.2 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Oct 21, 2008

Trip Log
work 0 mpg (US)
Panama City Florida 52.5 mpg (US)

(Created: 2008-04-22 15:27:38 / Modified: 2009-06-14 19:22:26)

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