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Old 11-23-2008, 09:58 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Chrome it... spray it in some candy color fro accents, then add ridiculous lights to it.

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Old 12-12-2008, 09:05 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Found a pic with showing the Kammback from another angle:



When I did the testing, I had placed reinforced cardboard "triangulation" bracing from the bumper to the lower outer corners of the Kammback to fix them in place. Didn't want them flapping at 55 mph.
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Why not make the kammack out of plexi? It's kinda cheap, weatherproof, and won't get in the way of the tail lights not being seen as designed
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Economy?

How are you getting 30+ MPG I have an '01 and only get 21 MPG were you using hyper miler techniques?
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How are you getting 30+ MPG I have an '01 and only get 21 MPG were you using hyper miler techniques?
This is fuel economy at a steady 55 mph. The tank mpg would be significantly less given starts/stops and freeway driving above 55.
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All I know is I am putting this in my things to try in the future file. I take 5-6 thousand mile road trips most every year and a few mods like that will get me another nights hotel.

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All I know is I am putting this in my things to try in the future file. I take 5-6 thousand mile road trips most every year and a few mods like that will get me another nights hotel.

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Ditto on the things to do list. This is a mod that I will be doing on my'03 Matrix.
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Old 05-19-2010, 10:10 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Going from 100 to 200mpg isn't as effective as going from 10 to 11mpg This is why I think we should be using gallons per 100 mile rather than mpg. It's much easier to see the difficulty in sipping less fuel when the asymptote is 0 and not some unknown mpg number

21.5mpg = 4.65 g/100mi
23mpg = 4.34 g/100mi

100mpg = 1.00g/100mi
hear hear! though.. lets go all the way and make it l/100km!
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Ditto on the things to do list. This is a mod that I will be doing on my'03 Matrix.
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Mr Miata - you could do a nice tapered hardtop for the convertible as well. I'm sure I've even seen a photo of an aftermarket one. Not going to get much use in the top-down season though.
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Old 05-19-2010, 10:16 PM   #30 (permalink)
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oops.... guess i shoulda read some of the following posts
he he...im new here.

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