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Old 11-13-2015, 11:23 PM   #2001 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when your intake air temperatures catch up and pass your coolant temperature

When random people come up to you randomly to ask about "whatchu done with your car?"

When you can't think about adding race-style bumpers without being concerned about your coefficient of drag

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Old 11-22-2015, 12:39 AM   #2002 (permalink)
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So here is the 1001 tip : you know you're an EcoModder when you teach your whole family a new game called: How many days a row can we avoid going to a store to buy anything??

You program your kids early, so they think all normal people think this way! If you can any females to comply, you win Airwheel S6 special bonus points, and if you have a daughter; when she marries; your future son in law will worship you!

Make incentive rewards to keep the game fresh! Tell your family to exercise, so they won't overload your veh.!!
Must say this is one heck of a 1001st tip! Way to start it off again right! haha I try to play that game each and every day with my roommates, you'd be surprised how long we can survive!

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Old 12-01-2015, 04:44 PM   #2003 (permalink)
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If your average mileage goes down because of a road trip .
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Old 12-01-2015, 09:30 PM   #2004 (permalink)
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If your average mileage goes down because of a road trip .
That happened to me a few times - until I learned to limit my maximum speed to 65 MPH.
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65 mostly but at times a little faster when traffic mandates �� !
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If your average mileage goes down because of a road trip .
Always had the opposite happen with my dad's F350. It would get better mileage when towing an enclosed trailer on vacation.
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Old 12-12-2015, 04:13 PM   #2007 (permalink)
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... You find this on 9gag

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Old 12-12-2015, 09:47 PM   #2008 (permalink)
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Love them hubcap/wheel covers...
Good this vehicle drives around slow to map out but that GIZMO on top damages whatever other FE items save.

This is a HYBRID vehicle?
(YES!, saw it on the rear..., SAYS h at end on model #)

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You always keep a large cardboard box in stock in case the urge to do some C.A.D.* work strikes...


... making a template for rear wheel skirts in this case.

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You always keep a large cardboard box in stock in case the urge to do some C.A.D.* work strikes...


... making a template for rear wheel skirts in this case.

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You should see the pile of cardboard in our garage, some of it has been there since 2008, waiting... About once per year I have to explain to the rest of the family why it can't be donated to recycling.

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