Go Back   EcoModder Forum > EcoModding > EcoModding Central
Register Now
 Register Now
 

Reply  Post New Thread
 
Submit Tools LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-29-2012, 12:17 AM   #21 (permalink)
halos.com
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Posts: 528

ECONORAM - '07 Dodge RAM 1500 QC SLT flex-fuel
90 day: 18.16 mpg (US)

the Avenger - '08 Dodge Avenger SXT
90 day: 27.06 mpg (US)
Thanks: 385
Thanked 92 Times in 78 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to ECONORAM
Okay Frank, I followed hood warmer version #1. Cardboard installed tonight!

Side note: for a long time I did not fully understand why you told me I needed to enter a fuel log. So, after catching up on two years of data tonight (ouch), I can see if I was entering after each tank, I'd know when I had a really good one...and would remember what I did to achieve it. 2 years later, I have no idea. Sigh.


Last edited by ECONORAM; 11-29-2012 at 12:18 AM.. Reason: fuel log
  Reply With Quote
Alt Today
Popular topics

Other popular topics in this forum...

   
Old 11-29-2012, 12:52 AM   #22 (permalink)
(:
 
Frank Lee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: up north
Posts: 12,652

Blue - '93 Ford Tempo
Last 3: 27.29 mpg (US)

F150 - '94 Ford F150 XLT 4x4
90 day: 18.5 mpg (US)

Sport Coupe - '92 Ford Tempo GL
Last 3: 69.62 mpg (US)

ShWing! - '82 honda gold wing Interstate
90 day: 33.65 mpg (US)

Moon Unit - '98 Mercury Sable LX Wagon
90 day: 21.24 mpg (US)
Thanks: 1,552
Thanked 3,428 Times in 2,153 Posts
Good! Let us know what you think of the effectiveness of it.

P.S. First one I ever made was cardboard on the F150. It was 2-piece, simply due to lack of a big enough piece of cardboard, but they overlapped quite a bit and it was nice to only have to disturb one piece to check oil, etc.

I've never had temp sensors or conducted any testing with thermometers; you'd sure think the foil/foam would be far better but I can't quantify that. Either one is better than nothing.

Next step, I suppose, is to weatherstrip the hood perimeter.
__________________



Last edited by Frank Lee; 11-29-2012 at 06:42 AM..
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2017, 10:32 AM   #23 (permalink)
Administrator
 
Daox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Germantown, WI
Posts: 11,033

CM400E - '81 Honda CM400E
90 day: 58.68 mpg (US)

Daox's Grey Prius - '04 Toyota Prius
Team Toyota
90 day: 49.53 mpg (US)

Daox's Insight - '00 Honda Insight
90 day: 64.33 mpg (US)

Swarthy - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage DE
Mitsubishi
90 day: 56.69 mpg (US)
Thanks: 2,367
Thanked 2,427 Times in 1,466 Posts
Hey Frank Lee. Any chance you could find your old pictures and host them on EM? I'm looking to add this thread to the 65+ mods list and pictures really are helpful.
__________________
Current project: Adding regenerative braking to the Mirage
  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Daox For This Useful Post:
Xist (11-30-2017)
Old 12-01-2017, 03:58 AM   #24 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 14,949
Thanks: 3,765
Thanked 4,983 Times in 3,961 Posts
Quote:
iput a dollar bill over the back of your hand tightly, then light a match and let it sit there.
Wasn't that a scene in Fight Club?

Your Photobucket pix are unviewable on this system, at this time in this location, so I'll have to use my imagination.

It wouldn't help my Dasher. When the engine would be shut down, the fan would just run longer until it was (would be?) happy.

__________________
.
The only reason that the chicken is not gone extinct is because they're so delicious that we breed them at a very high rate to ensure that we don't run out of Chris Ray Gun
_________________

Don't Californicate Oregon

_________________
  Reply With Quote
Reply  Post New Thread


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
EM 1 Year Anniversary & a Big Thank You!!! SVOboy Forum News & Feedback 5 12-24-2008 01:28 AM



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com