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Old 11-18-2012, 12:28 PM   #126
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Does the drop in mileage come from the active grill shutters no longer being able to close off the front lowering the areodynamics of the car?
I've thought about that. I have the bottom portion of both triangle grills opened up as well. But, I did pull a hand calculated 38mpg tank last month while on a road trip. My Fuelly still has me above 32mpg for 13K+ miles, so it's still the best mpg vehicle I've ever owned.

I might close off the triangles again. The newmission tube will still have access to non-engine compartment air, it just won't be impact air. I'll run a test like that over the winter, but winter gas might skew my results.
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