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Old 02-18-2012, 05:14 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Side Skirts DIY Fabrication :

Side Skirts DIY Fabrication :

Hourra! The Belly Pan is complete. We wanted to put some side skirts for long time now. And yesterday, we made some. It is made of coplast and duct tape.

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(The metal stick goes into the center belly pan to hold the skirt)
(Here is the center belly pan, I know you think it sticks out, but it is to hold the skirt)


(Here is the side Skirt in fabrication)






The Side skirt is now covered with duct tape to be gray.


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Old 02-23-2012, 03:12 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Are you getting some warmer weather yet?

Your fuel economy is going to jump through the roof when winter is gone and you don't suffer from its effects.
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Old 02-23-2012, 04:59 PM   #53 (permalink)
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Are you getting some warmer weather yet?

Your fuel economy is going to jump through the roof when winter is gone and you don't suffer from its effects.
Yes, effectively we gat like 1-5C all this week so yes FE is important, but we need to remove some part of the grille block too

Replacing the winter tires for the summer one will also help alot the FE.
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Old 03-02-2012, 12:10 AM   #54 (permalink)
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We have done new front wheel spoiler for the echo, here are some pictures :


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Old 03-02-2012, 12:12 AM   #55 (permalink)
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Rear Wheel Spoilers DIY Fabrication :

We were thinking about making rear wheel spoiler for long now... So we put the old front spoilers to put them at the rear. Here are some pictures :


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Old 03-02-2012, 12:16 AM   #56 (permalink)
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We will soon make a Kill Engine switch.. We will place the switch here:

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Old 03-17-2012, 02:45 PM   #57 (permalink)
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Side Mirror Deletion

It is now done No more mirror on the passenger side.

here are some pictures :
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Echo-Troll Modding Thread

I know i dont have a very good write-up
no lean-burn? no good gear ratio? p&g is the answer
MPG=1 TIME=0

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Old 03-17-2012, 02:49 PM   #58 (permalink)
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Sealing gaps around the car

Bought weatherstripping tape and decided to seal other gaps.

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Old 03-17-2012, 02:53 PM   #59 (permalink)
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New Rear Wheel Spats DIY Fabrication

We replaced the older spats for 2 new spats because the old one were in pretty bad conditions.

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MPG=1 TIME=0
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Old 03-17-2012, 04:41 PM   #60 (permalink)
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It is now done No more mirror on the passenger side.
Congratulations!

I'm still worried about removing mine; I tried to find out what the law in Quebec says about side mirrors, but I couldn't find anything...

Have you found what the official law says?

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