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Old 09-05-2013, 12:52 PM   #1621 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post

... you're slightly disappointed because the replacement vehicle for the one you just sold can only get ~70 mpg (US) / 3.4 L/100 km @ 50 mph / 80 km/h. (And only with its boat tail. Which I now need to re-construct.)

I miss 100 mpg & lean burn. (Sniffle.)
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Old 09-05-2013, 04:33 PM   #1622 (permalink)
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Old 09-05-2013, 05:22 PM   #1623 (permalink)
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You know your an ecomodder if:

-You are riding home on your bicycle with 13 ears of corn attached to your bike when you see a Corvette Stingray oncoming and you stare at the size of the grill openings on either side of the licence plate and think "If they only needed that much airflow on that big V8 back then, how much do we need on our smaller, more efficient, lighter, 4cylinder... man, why didn't I look at the beautiful car or even notice whether the driver was under 65!"

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Old 09-05-2013, 09:49 PM   #1624 (permalink)
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I still cant get over that 500 amp fuse, what is it, a half inch bolt ! Mcfly !!!! oops!! gotta run.
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Old 09-05-2013, 09:53 PM   #1625 (permalink)
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Old 09-08-2013, 11:02 PM   #1626 (permalink)
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Old 09-17-2013, 03:52 PM   #1627 (permalink)
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Old 09-17-2013, 03:54 PM   #1628 (permalink)
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Old 09-17-2013, 04:17 PM   #1629 (permalink)
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Old 09-17-2013, 05:59 PM   #1630 (permalink)
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