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Old 01-14-2008, 09:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Congrats to RH77 for getting published @ beaterreview.com

Remember Ben's thread: Anyone interested in doing a review of their car with an ecomodding twist to it?

Well, EM resident & well known rental car reviewer Rick took the bull by the horns and put together a great review of his own ride, the 1994-01 Acura Integra - and with an efficiency angle.

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Editor’s Note: We’re starting to feature contributions from readers like you. In this case, our submitter is both a Beater aficionado as well as a “hypermiler,” or efficiency enthusiast. We thought his take on beater ownership with a green conscience provided a unique look at our shared passion. For more on hypermiling, visit www.ecomodder.com.
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And for more on Rick's opinion of the Integra, check out:

Ecotuner: 1994-01 Acura Integra:


What happens when you create an upmarket Civic? You get a really good car.

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Old 01-14-2008, 09:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Very nicely done indeed. Good touch adding the commercial.
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Old 01-14-2008, 09:11 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Well done. Even more publicity to convert people too
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Old 01-14-2008, 10:44 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Nice article (with attribution too).
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Old 01-14-2008, 06:21 PM   #6 (permalink)
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If you want, schultz, you can do your own review and I will pass it on to my contact at BR,
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I shake your virtual hand. This is a natural for you because you are so great at car reviews!

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Old 01-14-2008, 11:09 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Thanks to You

First, I'd like to thank the Academy...

Seriously, thanks all! I didn't expect to see it on the front page

It's fun stuff. The site's editor is great to work with -- I'd recommend that anyone who wants to write up a Beater article, just talk to Ben.

Maybe the "Efficient Beater" trend can continue to benefit EM and BR.

A side note: the BR editor chose the You-Tube commercial, but it's my favorite -- especially the jump at the end

Again, thanks to Ben for opportunity, and for the kind words from all of you It was fun from beginning to post.

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