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Old 01-21-2012, 11:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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New from Northern Maine

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I'm John. I just started looking at vehicle mods. I got a Honda magna for better commute mileage in the summer. However last week my ride in to work has been roughly -2 to -5 at night and -9 to -15 in the morning, that's in Fahrenheit, it's average for this time of year. I plan on doing a grill block on a 2004 exploder today and see what that gets me. I hope it will help with cold feet and resistance. I commute 72 miles round trip.

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Old 02-10-2012, 11:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi John! That IS cold!

Commuting that far I think makes for more satisfying results than urban ones.
It feels great to get big numbers.

I'm sorry it took this long for someone to say Hi!
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Old 02-13-2012, 07:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hi John, Nice to see another Maineac on board. I was born up Presque Isle-way, and still have family all over the state.

Good start on the Exploder, lots of tips all over the forum. Starting a gas log is another good start(hint, hint).

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