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Old 02-25-2015, 11:22 AM   #1871 (permalink)
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Hi when you see loose factory engine under trays flapping. Think thats losing at least 1 mpg and if it falls off its going to make a real mess of something.

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Old 02-25-2015, 01:31 PM   #1872 (permalink)
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^^ Judging from how many of those I see everyday, I thought they were made to flap
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Old 02-28-2015, 08:52 AM   #1873 (permalink)
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When your are reading about supercharging and its in reference to electric cars.
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Old 03-12-2015, 01:18 AM   #1874 (permalink)
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... you time your crosswalk-entry (as a pedestrian) to minimize the collective braking of oncoming cars.

... you keep enormous following distance in stop-and-go traffic because it kills you a little inside when everyone falls into that incredibly stupid acceleration-hard braking-acceleration-hard braking pattern (knowing full well that lesser drivers will pull in front of you).

... your father says "I would take the van to work, but I don't think its new bat-mobile theme would fit in at the office" (because you aero-modded that soccer-mom POS).

... you hear indirectly that the belly-pan you installed on your friend's truck (you ran out of vehicles in your own driveway) came partway off and send sparks everywhere. You assume your friend did not tell you directly because he thinks it would hurt your ecomodder-ego (little does he know this is just fuel for the fire!).

... the girl pulling out of the parking garage explodes into hysterical laughter at the sight of your front wind-fairing.
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Old 03-12-2015, 01:51 AM   #1875 (permalink)
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Great first post!

I can identify with some of those scenarios.
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... you time your crosswalk-entry (as a pedestrian) to minimize the collective braking of oncoming cars.
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OK, start a thread. Need pics.

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... you time your crosswalk-entry (as a pedestrian) to minimize the collective braking of oncoming cars.

... you keep enormous following distance in stop-and-go traffic because it kills you a little inside when everyone falls into that incredibly stupid acceleration-hard braking-acceleration-hard braking pattern (knowing full well that lesser drivers will pull in front of you).
I do these two as well all the time. I can't stand it when people rush ahead of me just to stop at a red light (whether they're on the back of a car or a street post).

Great first post! Start a thread with all of your going-ons! Would love to see past and future mods!
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YKYAEI you know the exact spot to push that kill switch to pull into the parking spot at work.

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