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Old 08-26-2008, 06:12 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Oh well I guess I can't upload a photo that way. This is a link to my public album
Picasa Web Albums - Eric
It has photos of the Van that I chopped as well as some photos that I just took of the Civic in it's present pitifull condition.

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Old 08-26-2008, 06:47 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Oh well I guess I can't upload a photo that way. This is a link to my public album
Picasa Web Albums - Eric
It has photos of the Van that I chopped as well as some photos that I just took of the Civic in it's present pitifull condition.
Ah, I see you converted a skoolie also--if you haven't already, check out Mr. Sharkey's site: Mr. Sharkey's Home Page. Lots of schoolbus conversion conversation there.
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:37 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Been to Sharkey's many times. Has anyone on this forum made a school bus into a hypermiler? I wonder if I chop it if it will get an extra 5 mpg. That would nearly double my mpg's. I took the tag and insurance off of it when gas hit $2.50 per.
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Old 08-27-2008, 01:18 PM   #24 (permalink)
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FYI, someome just sent me a link to another chop that gets better MPG (not that that is surprising): http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...ible-4781.html
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Old 08-27-2008, 09:19 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Since I've been back to this site, I've been getting more and more excited about getting back into my car and getting it up to at least 50 mpg. This car always had some kind of problem, but I had two of these at one time and the other one got between 37 and 43 mpg, consistently. My question is to all of you bright young dedicated hypermilers is What should I do? Rebuild this car or is there something else out there now that would be better. When I decided to build a Civic they were the top mpg cars available. I'm not interested in anything expensive or some wierd tech that I can't implement myself. I was all interested in getting a smart car at one time, but by the time they got over here to the US the estimated fuel economy wasn't much better than what I'm already getting with my 2002 Suzuki. That's another option that I have. Has anyone ever figured out how to get decent mileage with a 2002 Suzuki Aerio Hatchback? (decent=50+)
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Old 11-23-2008, 01:18 AM   #26 (permalink)
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This car was mentioned on another forum that I frequent:

Automotive Forums .com Car Chat - View Single Post - Seriously OT: Whoring Galore here in Part 4! was the post where the car was mentioned, and here:

Automotive Forums .com Car Chat - View Single Post - Seriously OT: Whoring Galore here in Part 4!
is the post that led to it.

Believe it or not, our own CivicSpoon was checking out Ecomodder, and left a link to the 60+ efficiency mods for us all to see there.
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Old 11-23-2008, 01:21 AM   #27 (permalink)
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In addition to this, a good friend of mine, my "ninja", lives in Pass Christian, MS.

My wife and I almost moved there with him, when he got married.

Look around for Mr. and Mrs. Thompson in the area, OP, they're most likely dressed in some EMO getup or looking like a couple of 20-ish year old punks.

If you see them, tell them the ninja says hey. LOL.

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