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Old 08-07-2010, 01:51 AM   #11 (permalink)
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You got great photos there. Very nice. What other mods will you do next?

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Old 08-07-2010, 12:08 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Thanks Michael, I'm almost finished with a full boat tail that I'll hinge to the end of the aerocap. Then I'll redo the rear wheel skirts to lower them, a full belly pan, engine block heater, maybe some plastic to decrease the angle from the hood and the windshield, boat tails behind each tire. Remove the AC. Possibly altenator delete in the far future.
I'm hoping to get mid 50's on the highway soon.
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Old 08-25-2010, 12:07 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Nice work, cons!

And I just read the article about you & your truck in JH Weekly.
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Old 08-25-2010, 12:27 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Looks great.
please add your user data to the Wiki! It will be nice to see some more data on some of these mods (some have none yet).
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Looks great.
please add your user data to the Wiki! It will be nice to see some more data on some of these mods (some have none yet).
Sorry about that. Without a scanguage though it makes the abab testing tough, so I've just been going by fill-ups, which still vary a bit, so getting mpg accurate for each addition wouldn't work too well. I've just been watching the mpg climb like the stock market: not linearly. The jumps occurred when I added the aerocap-rear wheel skirts-partial grill block-taped seams all at once. Then moved to Jackson Wy for a flatter, hwy commute. Then added partial belly pan-front wheel arches-folded mirror-mooncaps-kept headlights off was the last jump. Since then, somebody has been putting gas in my tank-a couple gallons a week, to throw off my mileage. So I'm not reported those of course.
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You can add data "as is" just note the method of testing (aka, tank to tank, but overall a very noticeable gain). We want all the data we can get. this will show what is possible from each mod. Your best estimate will be fine (just note it as an estimate).

Please add the data!
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Since then, somebody has been putting gas in my tank-a couple gallons a week, to throw off my mileage.
Bwwwhahahaha! I wouldn't mind it too much if someone threw my fe off like that!
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Bwwwhahahaha! I wouldn't mind it too much if someone threw my fe off like that!
Yeah, but the second half of that classic gag involves stealthily taking fuel OUT of the target's car every week once he's already told everyone about his 60mpg.
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That's about the time the locking gas cap gets installed!
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You can add data "as is" just note the method of testing (aka, tank to tank, but overall a very noticeable gain). We want all the data we can get. this will show what is possible from each mod. Your best estimate will be fine (just note it as an estimate).

Please add the data!
Added my best guesses to the truck's profile. Took a look at the wiki and will have to figure out how to plug stuff into the tables without screwing them up.
Might take some time but I'll get around to it. Gonna work on the pizza pans and boat tail first though.

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