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Old 05-10-2010, 10:47 PM   #451 (permalink)
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Old 05-10-2010, 11:11 PM   #452 (permalink)
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and you don't notice there are people in the picture!

if you just spent hours reading 43 pages of you know you're an ecomodder if...

if your neighbor has a four door Geo Metro in their front yard and you can't wait til they put a for sale sign on it!
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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 05-10-2010, 11:13 PM   #453 (permalink)
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Be pre-emptive, dude... offer him something for it!
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Old 05-11-2010, 01:31 PM   #454 (permalink)
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You do 550km since the last fill-up and you car's computer says you have 900km until empty. After the next 500km, the computer is still showing 900km.

YKYAEM when...
...More and more often you find yourself thinking: "If I got a dollar for every picture that's been taken of my car with a cellphone..."
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Old 05-11-2010, 08:43 PM   #455 (permalink)
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...More and more often you find yourself thinking: "If I got a dollar for every picture that's been taken of my car with a cellphone..."
... I'd be able to afford more mods...
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Old 05-11-2010, 09:50 PM   #456 (permalink)
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You know you're an ecomodder when the best part of the day is finding a pre installed block heater in your car. (This happened last week)
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Old 05-12-2010, 12:50 AM   #457 (permalink)
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you pull in to refuel, and realize the pump you pulled up to is out of service. so instead of restarting the car, you push it to the next pump.

I've done this several times. But then again i used to push my car around just for fun.
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Old 05-13-2010, 02:42 AM   #458 (permalink)
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You're driving slow in a no-passing zone, irritating the drivers behind, but you look at it as being a Leader with many followers

I got that from my Step-Dad. My folks have always been slow drivers, but this did not directly influence my becoming a hypermiler.
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Old 05-13-2010, 06:39 AM   #459 (permalink)
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-You've replaced your car's blood sucking wire antenna with a DIY windshield job, then decide instead to take the radio out to save on energy...compromising by going shopping for a harmonica....the most 'acoustically efficient' you can find. (I think it might be this one... https://harrisonharmonicas.com/order...uploads/08.jpg)

-You're considering a patent on methane sequestration skivvies

-You're getting pulled over for speeding and you just can't bring yourself to stop and ruin the free draft the tax payers are receiving.



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Old 05-15-2010, 05:22 AM   #460 (permalink)
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