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Old 08-17-2008, 11:50 PM   #121 (permalink)
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You know your an ecomodder if..

You read through six pages to see if you are.

the first thing you do in the morning is check your posts or see if something new has been designed.

you like your 91 Metro over your wifes 07 Civic Si.

you learn how to use photoshop just to make aeromods.

you search cars in parking lots for low cd shapes.

you like the idea of your engine stalling.

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Old 08-17-2008, 11:53 PM   #122 (permalink)
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You got passed by a Ford Festiva.... (happened to me today.)
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Old 08-18-2008, 12:12 AM   #123 (permalink)
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When you coast up to a red light (timing it perfectly) but when it turns green the stopped person in front of you refuses to go instantly leaving you really angry.

When you get excited about caravans on the highway.
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Old 08-18-2008, 12:14 AM   #124 (permalink)
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Old 08-19-2008, 07:26 AM   #125 (permalink)
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When drafting a trailer tent on the highway you see this incoming vehicle in your rear view mirror and you say out loud: "goodbye trailer tent...hellloooooo winnebago!"
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Old 08-20-2008, 12:30 PM   #126 (permalink)
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when the the daily drivers fuel stays in the tank long enough to notice seasonal changes of fuel density in the gas guage....
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Old 08-20-2008, 07:53 PM   #127 (permalink)
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When you don't like other people driving your vehicle mainly because they end up messing up your best tank ever (one on which you think you can hit your goal of 30 MPG) in a 20 mile trip.
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Old 08-25-2008, 09:57 PM   #128 (permalink)
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Old 08-25-2008, 10:08 PM   #129 (permalink)
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Old 08-25-2008, 10:08 PM   #130 (permalink)
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