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Old 07-29-2009, 12:12 AM   #61 (permalink)
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Well, I agree. While 40 MPG instant economy is quite do-able, 40 MPG average is quite improbable for these vans, (or any, I presume) without some serious mods.

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Old 07-29-2009, 12:32 AM   #62 (permalink)
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I know they used to have 4cyl's and manuals...I'm just saying I wish they still did.

I know some one who has a modified turbo caravan that is probably the funniest thing I have ever seen.
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I've seen a Caravan with a 2.4 Turbo/5speed swap that could walk the 1/4 in 12 seconds. That's a minivan.

I considered doing this briefly with my 2000, before deciding to knock off and just drive it.
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:47 AM   #64 (permalink)
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Theres a DSM club in omaha and one of the guys has an OLD turbo caravan with I think a saab 9 3 turbo on it and its set up for atmosphere venting...a spooling and wooshing caravan is definatly a way to turn heads.
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Old 07-29-2009, 04:30 AM   #65 (permalink)
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OK, this is not a Caravan so go easy on me but... speaking of tricked out minivans, check out these drifting Previas...



Now that's a minivan.

Mid engine, low centre of gravity. I'd hate to be the mechanic for that team though.

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