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Old 04-13-2012, 08:40 PM   #1191 (permalink)
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YKYAEM if....

My wife and I send picture messages bragging when our current MPG rating on the scanguage is REALLY good......and she is actually nearly as good as you are!

If only she didn't prefer air conditioning so much, she'd likely beat me....

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I think you missed the point I was trying to make, which is that it's not rational to do either speed or fuel economy mods for economic reasons. You do it as a form of recreation, for the fun and for the challenge.
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:49 PM   #1192 (permalink)
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when on a morning walk on your wooded country road you spot a neighbors car.....

then do a double take as you noticed but thought nothing of the boat tail on his Prius.

it took me about a minute to say, that's new, i wonder when he built it? Then I asked myself if he has a build thread up (did not find it).

Himm? so did he see my car (he passes me on our way home about once a month) and decide to make it?
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Old 04-15-2012, 08:14 AM   #1193 (permalink)
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Seriously? Must post photos of said boat-tailed Prius & find thread (if it exists)!
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Old 04-15-2012, 08:45 AM   #1194 (permalink)
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I have some smart phone long distance pics but it's hard to see it with the trees. I may stop by today and ask about it.

The car is black and the tail is flat black too.
Looks well done and about the right angles.
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Old 04-15-2012, 09:27 AM   #1195 (permalink)
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Old 04-15-2012, 10:23 AM   #1196 (permalink)
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WS: If so, you must be the only ecomodder to live on the same street as another boat-tailed car.

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Old 04-15-2012, 10:32 AM   #1197 (permalink)
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I got some pics where you can see the tail , I will try to upload them after church.

What are the odds that my 2 mile long, sparcly populated country road would have two boat tails?
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As to not hijack this thread I started a new one on neighborhood tails:

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post300741

Lots of good pics and juicy details
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A few months ago I returned home just as my neighbor pulled into his driveway. It was cold (around freezing) with some rain and sleet, and he yells to me: You rode your bike? In this weather?!?

So the other day we both returned home at the same time again, only now the weather is warm, sunny, with no wind. And I yell to him: You took the car? In this weather?!?
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A few months ago I returned home just as my neighbor pulled into his driveway. It was cold (around freezing) with some rain and sleet, and he yells to me: You rode your bike? In this weather?!?

So the other day we both returned home at the same time again, only now the weather is warm, sunny, with no wind. And I yell to him: You took the car? In this weather?!?
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A few months ago I returned home just as my neighbor pulled into his driveway. It was cold (around freezing) with some rain and sleet, and he yells to me: You rode your bike? In this weather?!?

So the other day we both returned home at the same time again, only now the weather is warm, sunny, with no wind. And I yell to him: You took the car? In this weather?!?
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