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Old 08-16-2009, 11:49 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 08-17-2009, 12:54 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Only one hole is into the actual frame of the car. The other holes are in the rear plastic fender.

Besides, the car is already beat and the holes are at the very bottom of the car where they cannot be seen easily.
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Old 08-17-2009, 12:56 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Only one hole is into the actual frame of the car. The other holes are in the rear plastic fender.

Besides, the car is already beat and the holes are at the very bottom of the car where they cannot be seen easily.
But are very inviting to metal corrosive agents, like salt and moisture. Probably a good idea to treat that metal area before winter, or install a pop-in retainer for the screw to thread into, with a dab of caulk around the retainer.
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Ya, I siliconed the holes.

Todays fillup came in at 37.45 MPG (10.25Gal @ 383.9 miles)

Not sure why it jumped up, but I wont complain!

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