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Old 01-07-2008, 10:54 AM   #41 (permalink)
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I posted a picture of basjoos' car on the bulletin board at work ,( hope you don't mind, you've really inspired me),with the comment for them to "watch out for the aerometro coming soon to a parking lot near us".

OOOOHHHH you should hear what they say.
yup I'm still crazy. S.

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Old 01-07-2008, 06:00 PM   #42 (permalink)
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... but it also doesn't have the spit and polish look of a professional engineer with a team of highly trained machinists at his beck and call.
I think that's the best part of it though You don't need to be a professional engineer, have a team of machinists, etc. to get the results But I too am a function over form kinda guy (for the most part)


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I'm not bashing basjoos at all, in fact this has inspired me to look at what I can do with my Jetta to break above my 25MPG handicap.
Upgrade to a 2.Slow My FE at the moment is right around 34 (Best tank ever is 39.8)
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I posted a picture of basjoos' car on the bulletin board at work ,( hope you don't mind, you've really inspired me),with the comment for them to "watch out for the aerometro coming soon to a parking lot near us".
Well, the picture of the Aerocivic has been posted all over a few dozen virtual bulletin boards & forums, but I'm betting yours is the first posting on a physical one. You must have raised a few eyebrows.
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One of my co-workers actually wrote "take me to your leader" over my comment about the Aerometro.
Guess they're not as open minded as I would like to believe.
I must admit I'm not as courageous as basjoos. I probly won't get as drastic in my attempts for aerodynamic-izing my car.
But after all my reading this am I am wondering if I would benefit from re-install my front spoiler or just go straight for the under-body paneling. which would mean finding a source for aluminium sheeting. Actually, now that i think about it, my neighbor does seamless gutter, hmmm, the wheels are turning. S.
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