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Old 10-08-2013, 12:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Car Talk-The Ugly Accident; Two ecomodders nominated

As a fan NPR's Car Talk, I come to appreciate the humor wrapped around ugly cars. Car Talk recently put together a contest, "The Ugly Accident." I knew one of use was bound to be nominated.

At least two fellow members made the list:

A black Geo Metro (JohnNeiferd)

Honda Civic station wagon even hosted an ecomodder sticker. (member???)

Congratulations and keep up your hard work!

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Old 10-08-2013, 09:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Neither link is available - and the article only has nine photos; none are of EcoModder cars.
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Old 10-08-2013, 09:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Neither link is available - and the article only has nine photos; none are of EcoModder cars.
Agreed...would like to see the info, fellow member!
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Old 10-08-2013, 11:21 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 10-08-2013, 11:39 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I love one of the commenters: "I'll bet the added weight of the plastic offsets and aerodynamic gains..."

Yep, I'll bet it does. Ecomodding is stupid.
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Old 10-08-2013, 11:47 PM   #6 (permalink)
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The links worked for me though I had to click them a few times. Some of the people who commented on those images are missing the boat on hypermiling if that's what they think.

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I love one of the commenters: "I'll bet the added weight of the plastic offsets and aerodynamic gains..."

Yep, I'll bet it does. Ecomodding is stupid.
Going through my memories, I'm wondering if there's one instance in which sarcasm actually was beneficial.
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Old 10-09-2013, 12:13 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Old 10-09-2013, 12:29 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Going through my memories, I'm wondering if there's one instance in which sarcasm actually was beneficial.
was that sarcasm?
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Old 10-09-2013, 01:58 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Old 10-09-2013, 06:44 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Nicely done!

Also, thanks for posting the other links everybody.

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