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Old 03-23-2011, 06:45 PM   #911 (permalink)
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UKUREM if you look at other cars' plates for EM, HM, PG, FAS, KS...

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Old 03-23-2011, 08:03 PM   #912 (permalink)
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UKUREM if you look at other cars' plates for EM, HM, PG, FAS, KS...

Have fun,

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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 03-25-2011, 02:17 PM   #913 (permalink)
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You want to kick yourself in the butt for not having filled up completely before setting out on a trip that shows record breaking MPG on both the OBC (4.0 L/100km - 58.8 mpg) and ScanGauge (4.2 L/100km - 56 mpg)
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Old 03-25-2011, 10:59 PM   #914 (permalink)
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Old 03-26-2011, 02:55 AM   #916 (permalink)
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YKYAEM...

... when you see the "Fuel Saving" gizmos at your local *Mart (Walmart, K-Mart, Save-Mart, etc) and 1) you already know they don't do squat, and 2) you already know the background story behind each one (the 'theory', the claimed 'improvements', the debunking of the claims, etc.)

... and you can visualize each of the gizmos in a pink corral...
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Old 03-26-2011, 08:17 AM   #917 (permalink)
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YKYAEM if you are proud to simply reply "no" when someone ask you if you are using additives or a "Fuel Saving" gizmo to reach such consumption

then you think that this is the result of 2 years of work, slowly improving mpg after mpg and overall a lot of fun

and you tell him to apply what his driving teacher told him : anticipation, to learn anticipation just drive without brakes.

Have fun,

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Old 03-28-2011, 06:14 AM   #918 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when...
... Someone asks: "What are all those aeromods for when you're always driving so slow?"
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Old 03-28-2011, 06:21 AM   #919 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when...
... Someone asks: "What are all those aeromods for when you're always driving so slow?"
To be able to have both better 0-60mph & max speed than your 200+hp car

Denis.
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  • 5725.5 kg CO2 (5342.6+382.9)
  • Diesel / Money: 42.17% = 2446.25€ = 3357.26$


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Old 03-28-2011, 07:37 AM   #920 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when...
... You ask someone in a parking lot: "Excuse me, where do you buy your gas so cheap that you can waste it by idling for over 20 minutes?"

Good thing I was on my bike, so I was quickly increasing the distance between us before he got out of the car!
I wonder if that got him thinking? Nah!

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