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Old 04-24-2008, 03:04 AM   #11 (permalink)
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and thanks for letting me be apart of this forum.

First of all, yes .... I did use the search feature

Besides Hybridfest, are there any other meets or shows for ecomodders? Like those with gasoline engines, alternative fuels, etc. Something besides hybrids and electric models?
Welcome to EM! I was toying with the idea of entering this "normal" car show to keep getting the word out :

San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce Presents Annual Street Festival & Car Show
http://sangabrielcity.com/calendar/d...TFLIER2008.pdf

But, I was too busy to commit the time and the prep. I think that even if I looked like an "oddball" at the car show, some people would be interested because MPG is a big issue right now.

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Old 04-24-2008, 08:32 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Besides Hybridfest, are there any other meets or shows for ecomodders? Like those with gasoline engines, alternative fuels, etc. Something besides hybrids and electric models?
From what I hear Hybridfest really isn't just about hybrids. It has everything there, electrics, alternative fuel, etc. There are hybrid groups that I have heard of around the country. For instance, I am a member of the Milwaukee Hybrid Group and a good portion of their members just drive regular gasoline vehicles. They don't emphasize modification as much since you can usually gain much more from simply changing your driving style, but they are very open to it. Where do you live? Perhaps there is a club in your area.
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Old 04-24-2008, 11:09 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Where do you live? Perhaps there is a club in your area.

The only club around here wears white sheets

Plus I live in the "Ozark Mountains" ... not to great for fuel economy.

I had to drive the other day 70+ miles just to get to a flat Interstate to do some test driving for max mpg
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Has most people signed up for the Frapper maps?

http://www.frappr.com/?a=constellati...d=137440449592
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Old 04-24-2008, 10:27 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Like I've said one time in one post I can't remember *thinks* (uh...where am I... hmmm. well....) since a lot of you are around the coasts, the best way would be to come to me! I'm in the MIDwest, in the MIDDLE of the US. hey, it was worth a try...
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Old 04-26-2008, 10:47 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Looking at Frapper ... Louisville,Ky would be a central location for an event
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The Mid West Renewable Energy Fair has their car show area with alot of different vehicles, about 20 workshops on topics related to transportation over the course of the 3 day event, vender's of products and of course all kinds of fascinating people wondering around.

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Sounds like anyone who can make it to Hybridfest should really try to make it there.

I also second the comment about the Midwest Renewable Energy Association fair. It's a fantastic event. Lots of info on biodiesel and veggie oil.

I got to drive a (professionally converted) electric Geo Metro there. Very cool EVent.

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