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Old 07-10-2010, 06:44 AM   #581 (permalink)
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YKYAEI...

You see a GenI Honda Insight and your jaw drops.
.....or you see one and nearly break your neck for another look.

.....you'd rather get your hands on an Insight than a classic 64.5 Mustang with all original parts.

.....you consider it as much ecomodder porn as David Cloud's ultimate aero car.

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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 07-10-2010, 09:49 PM   #582 (permalink)
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You know you are an ecomodder when your wife says you cant have a motorcycle because you lost your excuse that I would get better mileage with it for running around because the car you are driving now gets better mileage than everything but a moped. ( I have been getting mid to high 70s and into the 80s )
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Old 07-13-2010, 03:07 AM   #583 (permalink)
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... you see the light turn to yellow and your instinct is to turn the car off and put it in neutral
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Old 07-13-2010, 07:34 AM   #584 (permalink)
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Old 07-13-2010, 04:48 PM   #585 (permalink)
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Old 07-13-2010, 07:14 PM   #586 (permalink)
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... you see the light turn to yellow and your instinct is to turn the car off and put it in neutral
Or you already have third gear ready and start regen
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Old 07-13-2010, 11:05 PM   #587 (permalink)
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YKYAEMI.....

You get excited when you see a really good deep cycle battery that looks like it might fit under the hood.
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YKYAEI.....

You are behind a semi and think to yourself "Man, this guy can not hold a steady speed!"

I actually got out from behind a truck today because he did too much start and stop driving!
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You cut a small piece of 2X4 with one end beveled at 45 degrees so you can use it to raise up the left rear wheel on your Honda, to get better more consistent fill ups and another 50 miles per tank of fuel.

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YKYAEI.....

You are behind a semi and think to yourself "Man, this guy can not hold a steady speed!"

I actually got out from behind a truck today because he did too much start and stop driving!
Maybe he didn't want any drafters?
Or maybe he was P&G-ing?

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