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Owner: Stratocaster
Zombie Toyota: 2001 Toyota Solara SE
Displacement: 2.2 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: automatic
Curb weight: 3120 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.31
Frontal area: 0 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: ScanGauge
Description: Well maintained car, change oil every 3,000 miles or so. Mostly highway driving.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: Removed the factory mud guards. Installed a ScanGauge II (2/26/11) and have been using that to improve my fuel economy.

I started car pooling 3/28/11, so my car's fuel economy is not as impressive (at least on the surface) as it used to be, but I am saving lots of gas and $$! I have had two passengers commuting with me each day since March 2011.

Since June of 2011, I have been over-inflating the tires by 3 psi. At first I was skeptical that this would make any real difference, but it did boost my fuel economy noticeably, so I've continued that practice.

Planned Mods: I'd like to add an extension to the front air dam and attach flush panels to the underneath of the car. The air dam would need to be removable since I often drive through deep snow in the winter.
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 22 mpg(US)
EPA highway 30 mpg(US)
EPA combined 26 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 29.54 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 25.61 mpg(US)
90 days 20.08 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Nov 30, 2018

(Created: 2010-04-07 19:39:14 / Modified: 2018-11-30 09:43:09)

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