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Old 07-08-2008, 02:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, everyone! I am new to conscious hypermiling. I have always had a steady foot and coasted to stops with my manual transmission cars. I am currently driving a 2005 Mitsu Lancer LX 2.0L 5 spd manual. I have always tracked my mileage and done better than EPA estimates. I still have a lot to learn on getting the most out of my car. I mostly want to learn to be a better driver and learn how to modify my car to improve mileage. I am even thinking about putting an electric motor on the rear wheels. I just haven't figured out the power generation since I don't have enough room for a large amount of batteries.

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Old 07-08-2008, 02:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to ecomodder! I would look up the 5th wheel insight, made by a member on here. Might interest you,
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Old 07-08-2008, 02:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Welcome to the site. What kind of mileage are you getting out of the Lancer? I looked at them before going with the Matrix.
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Old 07-08-2008, 10:03 PM   #4 (permalink)
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