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Old 09-20-2011, 12:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Short time lurker....

Kinda hidden in the backgrounds unregistered for a few months now, and i would like to say theres alot of information on this site.

I am not really looking to hypermile my daily, but to get the most i can and go to work as cheaply as possible. I am DDing a 1994 Chevy S10 2.2L Reg cab. I got this truck a few years ago for doing some work for a family friend and i decided to get it going, so i rebuilt the motor and cleaned it all up decently. The only mod done for mileage which wasnt the case at the time is Electric fans, because i dont like clutch fans and i didnt have one with the truck. I recieved this truck with half of everything under the hood tore apart, extra worn out shortblock and 3 heads in the bed, a bucket full of bolts and brackets also......

My last 2 tanks have been 29.0 and 29.2 with ethanol free gas, i never checked it before these last two tanks. Im wanting to get up into the mid 30's. I want to lower it a few inches (2 or 3) and put a bed cover on, or make a temporary cover, if there are any suggestions please let me know what i should do.......

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Old 09-20-2011, 10:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 09-20-2011, 01:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yea im going to block one section of mine and maybe both in the winter. Also i made another hole up front when i put the newer bumper on with the older valance, im going to fix that when i can find another newer bumper. Be a little cutting and welding but i can do it.

i really hope im not dreaming in the wild to get 35 mpg or so with so little mods.
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Old 09-25-2011, 08:11 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Finally had time to get my fuel log setup.... Already a hypermiler..lol!!

After this tank im going to try and get a grill block made for atleast one of the openings and a block made for the gap between the bumper and valance. Also i am going to make a skid plate basically for behind the valance to the crossmember under the engine and thats all for now, hope to see some good results.

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