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Old 09-06-2015, 07:19 PM   #11 (permalink)
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If you tow a small trailer regularly, maybe you should consider to streamline it, or to get one of those teardrop trailers.

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Old 12-17-2015, 10:47 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Do you guys think these ground effects would increase my MPG?
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I would fill the front holes before installing these on the van.

I have more $$$ than I did when I started this thread. So I can swing a set of these if they would benefit my goal of 30 MPG, or 33% over EPA.
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Old 12-17-2015, 11:11 PM   #14 (permalink)
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The front piece looks like it'll increase frontal area, not all that good a thing.

Remember that it's the driver, not the car that accomplishes mileage. Working on technique is going to get you more progress than anything else, and without technique anything you do to the car is wasted.

Your first hardware mod should be a ScanGauge or an UltraGauge- because without information, you're only guessing at technique. Besides, if you can afford a body kit, you can afford to buy both gauges, learn them both and put the other one on CL.

1. Get instrumentation.
2. Read 109 hypermiling / ecodriving tips
3. Profit!!!

Once you've settled in to an average, predictable mileage, modifying the aero is less of a complete waste of time and money. Try it then.
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Old 12-19-2015, 06:02 PM   #16 (permalink)
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