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Old 07-14-2010, 03:58 PM   #591 (permalink)
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Old 07-14-2010, 04:16 PM   #592 (permalink)
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Old 07-14-2010, 05:48 PM   #593 (permalink)
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YKYAEI you spend several hours studying the Bourke Engine thread only to realise you really don't understand it and if you did then some ninjas from a foreign power would be sent to kill you...

Or maybe thats just me.
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Old 07-17-2010, 03:16 AM   #594 (permalink)
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Bassjoos isn't just the screen name for a git 'er done sort of ecomodder, but also a verb.

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Lately I read a lot of EM threads and associated articles and didn't upgraded my car except the nut and the tires that are now at 3.2 bars (46.4) while rated at 3.5 bars (50.8).

I basjoosed with some tape the spaces between the roof and the front and rear windshields (1st and 2nd pictures). I bought some transparent tape for greenhouses, ie waterproof and resisting to UV and temperature changes. As said in another thread : if it doesn't help, it shouldn't hurt
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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 07-17-2010, 08:13 AM   #595 (permalink)
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yup, been used a lot, found one that predates that one
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Old 07-18-2010, 01:44 AM   #596 (permalink)
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You know your are an ecomodder when you have driven 100's of miles for the week and you still spent more money on gas to mow your 4 lawns than you did driving.
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Old 07-18-2010, 04:53 AM   #597 (permalink)
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You know your are an ecomodder when you have driven 100's of miles for the week and you still spent more money on gas to mow your 4 lawns than you did driving.
OUCH! At that rate I'd be looking into electric mowers! Ben Nelson got one going a while back, if memory serves.
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I have a 60" dixon ztr, one of my lawns is about 5 acres the others are about 1 1/2 - 2 acres each. to use an electric would mean a huge number of batteries on the poor thing.
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YKYAEI your car overheats if you get less than 60mpg for more than a minute, and this fact doesn't much bother you.

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