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Old 07-19-2008, 11:14 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 07-19-2008, 12:51 PM   #12 (permalink)
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It looks like you've gotten a good start on it. Once you get underbody panelling, wheel spoilers, double side skirts, and wheel boattails installed so that the underside is aerodynamically clean, then you could lose that air dam, which adds to the frontal area and is only beneficial if you have a aerodynamically dirty underside you need to divert the air away from.
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Old 07-19-2008, 10:17 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Basjoos, Thanks for the input. I am planning underbody cleanup. Going to convince the wifey it is a good idea to save the car first. Once I get body work all fixed or find a good southern rust free one. I will do undertrays.

Greenwar, Thanks and there are more on the way, keep checking back.

I made rear skirts tonight, I was worried I wouldn't like the look of them. They are actually growing really fast on me. I did a 55mph run tonight and it seems quieter, pleasantly surprised.

I also believe this is going to be a great tank, I am really perfecting my driving techniques on this one. I starting to not even having to think about how I drive. I believe the change in habits is the HARDEST part of all of this. I don't even feel like driving fast anymore + it bothers me when I see people drive how I used to.

I think I will surpass 60mpg on this tank, feel pretty confident of it. Watching and training every aspect of how I am driving, stopping, coasting, and turning. Trying to do everything within the highest efficiency boundaries. I am driving like I ride my BMX bike, trying not to wind the car so to speak. Let it set the pace.

I will post pics of the airdam mod I did today and the rear skirts, when I get up in the morn. Was too dark tonight and it didn't show up with the flash too good.
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Sweet start dude! Like all your mods. Someone has been paying attention. LOL
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Sweet start dude! Like all your mods. Someone has been paying attention. LOL
Thanks a lot, Reading almost every night, I am trying to do only the things I have seen figures on.
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thanks for posting the how to's. I like your eoc switch, in particular.
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thanks for posting the how to's. I like your eoc switch, in particular.
Thanks, Me too I love it. Use it all the time. Don't have to wear out the ignition switch with it.
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Well I have some more pictures, I should slow down. Sun finally moved so I could shoot them.



The skirts get some mixed reactions, some laugh, some stare "like what the H are those for" I kinda like them myself, but I am beginning to have Mileage OCD.
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Any plans for a Driver side mirror replacement?

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Any plans for a Driver side mirror replacement?
Not until today at lunch was looking at it and said that has to go bye,bye. Gonna look for a spot mirror for inside that I like first, can't afford camera. I want to find something I can still see well with.

I was also thinking maybe a motorcycle mirror outside, smaller, and less frontal.
Plus would still have outside mirror for better vision, I use them a lot especially since beginning hypermilin. Gotta watch for speeders coming up on me.


Maybe like that one $15.95 at Dennis Kirk.
http://www.denniskirk.com/jsp/produc...d=41008&mmyId=

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