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Owner: ps2fixer
97 Corolla: 1997 Toyota Corolla DX
Displacement: 1.8 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: automatic
Curb weight: 2315 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.33
Frontal area: 20.49 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: ScanGauge
Description: City beater car, tons of problems when bought, but was cheap.

Goal: 45mpg tank averages via aero mods (semi met, averaging 43-47 per trip currently)
Next Goal: 50mpg/100% over EPA (at 52mpg)



Build Thread:
Current Mods: 2-13-12 - Tires @ 50-55psi
2-16-12 - Upper grill block
2-18-12 - Scangauge 2
2-21-12 - Sealed hood with truck topper foam tape
3-10-12 - Mud Flaps delete, lower grill block (~85%), and folded passenger mirror in (rarely used, but required by law )
Mid March - Lower grill block, 1/2 at first, and the second half a day later. About 10 inch opening for cooling by 3 inch tall
4-8-12 - Coroplast wheel covers held on by zip ties
4-10-12 - Passenger mirror deleted

Planned Mods: belly pan
engine "blanket"
rear wheel skits
kammback
LED conversion for most/all lights
over sized tires? ~2k rpm at 55mph and 2600 rpm for 70mph
Manual lockup switch
Manual control on electric controlled auto trans (maybe)
Attempt a "lean burn" mode switch by adding resister to the map sensor, TPS, and probably figure how to tweek the O2 readings.
Water Injection
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 23 mpg(US)
EPA highway 31 mpg(US)
EPA combined 26 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 40.31 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 38.13 mpg(US)
90 days 30.1 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Feb 21, 2015

Trip Log
To/From Work 50.9 mpg (US)

(Created: 2012-02-12 05:40:25 / Modified: 2015-02-21 13:39:38)


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