Frontal area reduction

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This mod involves any radical modification that reduces frontal area (aside from simple removal of a mirror, roof racks, etc., or lowering). This may include chopped tops, or other reforming of the body.

Instructions for mod

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User experiences

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User data
User Name Car Make, Model, Year Cost of Mod Time to Perform Mod MPG Before Mod MPG After Mod MPG improvement guess Instruction Link
DeadAt40 Honda, Civic, 88 A long time unknown (around 37 MPG) additional 5 MPG 13.5% assuming originally 37 MPG Chopped & dropped '88 Civic = +5 mpg
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Problems / Consequences of mod

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Forum thread links

Chopped & dropped '88 Civic = +5 mpg

Another chopped car with better MPG - Metro convertible

External links

Modified Metro XFi: throwing convention to the wind wind tunnel testing