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aggie sig 01-03-2011 03:41 AM

new guy here!
 
long story short, I used to drive a Jeep wrangler Unlimited, At taht time I drove 4 miles/day and 2+ of it was on unpaved surfaces. a little over a year ago I got a new job and now I drive 80+ miles/day on the freeway. I loved the jeep but it was going to kill me!

so I recently traded it in on a honda civic. in 10 days I have 1100 miles on it already (lots of holiday traveling) and I've been averaging 35 MPG, which is over double my Jeeps 16.5.

I've been on some honda forums but those guys just want to make their car look like the batmobile, sound like a fart, and ride on $2,000 bling-bling rims.

I'm glad I found this forum, I'm looking to save money with my new car so I can have more money to spend on the other things in life to enjoy...

so start teaching me, I'm all ears!

SVOboy 01-03-2011 05:47 AM

Welcome to EcoModder :thumbup:

The first thing you want to do is check out a few links:

EcoModding ideas: 65+ Vehicle modifications for better fuel economy - EcoModder.com
Hypermiling techniques: 100+ Hypermiling / ecodriving tips & tactics for better mpg - EcoModder.com

Good luck!

aggie sig 01-03-2011 09:26 AM

the 65 mods for better MPG post was the one that brought me to register on the site, I'll be checking out the other one tonight!

The Rooster 01-03-2011 01:26 PM

Hey new guy, I'm a new guy too!

Just lurk around the fourms a bit, it wont take long and you'll learn a lot.


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