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Old 08-28-2008, 05:41 PM   #221 (permalink)
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Think about their sad face in gas station, you will feel much happier. hahaha...

A thread of making rear pan for xb
Aero aids on an xB. - GasSavers.org - Helping You Save at the Pump

He did a very good job, but mpg doesn't go up much.
Wow. thanks for the find. I want to do that but it looks pretty labor intensive, not to mention I don't want to screw holes all in my bumper. It wouldn't be seen however... hmm. He isn't getting too great of mpg anyway, maybe you would have better results!

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Old 08-28-2008, 06:00 PM   #222 (permalink)
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As you can tell, the middle bottom part of xB is quite good. A pan wouldn't make a huge benefit as rear. However, making rear pan needs a lot of work. Drilling under the bumper is needed. How to hold the coroplast in the inner side is still a question for me. I don't want to put so many screws as he does.
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Old 08-29-2008, 08:51 PM   #223 (permalink)
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Well my full -> Empty run with no aero mods gave me 399.9 on 9.2

im surprised, but i am def going to be purchasing some more tape
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Old 08-29-2008, 09:07 PM   #224 (permalink)
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Well my full -> Empty run with no aero mods gave me 399.9 on 9.2

im surprised, but i am def going to be purchasing some more tape
More tape? Aren't you already putting a strain on the eastern seaboard supply for painters tape? LOL Sorry, that was just to easy ...
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Old 08-29-2008, 11:50 PM   #225 (permalink)
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look, not my fault that my brick gets to power itself every day..

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if people around here left spare parts on the side of the road do you think that i would be buying tape?
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Old 09-02-2008, 04:38 PM   #226 (permalink)
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Installed rear Monroe shocks for smoother ride, but not the difference is not huge.

Rofl Box,
What did you do on your box? You get huge improvement on every tank!!
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Old 09-02-2008, 08:27 PM   #227 (permalink)
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500 miles on a tank! I orbited the gas station about a mile to get exactly 500!
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Old 09-02-2008, 09:29 PM   #228 (permalink)
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You are so brave, Zman. I've got 454 miles and not dare to turn on AC anymore. If I use every drop of gas, I believe I can go beyond 500 miles. Just no gut like you. By the way, this tank is 42.6mpg, little bit less than the last 2. It is because I am not that discipline. In my driving route, turn off engine during long light doesn't save much gas because I may wait only 1 or 2 long lights a day.
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Old 09-02-2008, 10:05 PM   #229 (permalink)
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I've done away with A/C for the past couple months.

I had about 30 miles left roughly. Geez.
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Old 09-02-2008, 10:10 PM   #230 (permalink)
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Cong for finding a new coasting route!! I can tell how excited you are as the mpg goes up more than 10%!! I should do myself better.

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