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Old 03-15-2013, 07:57 AM   #61
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Put a pretty cool sticker on my back window. Butt dyno says it somehow changed the aerodynamics of the vehicle which is giving me smoother and cooler riding capabilities.

I'll do an analysis later of how many microns the sticker is raised and how that plus the unique shape of said sticker is creating this airflow retorquing variance.
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Old 03-15-2013, 09:51 AM   #62
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Don't forget to add in the contributing factor of the increased fuel consumption due to the added weight of the sticker. You won't fully know whether the aerodynamics compensates for the weight until a detailed analysis is completed.

Though it is the cheapest 5HP that you can get...
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Old 03-15-2013, 09:58 AM   #63
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I gave up trying to get better MPG. I just accepted that it is what it is!
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Old 03-15-2013, 10:43 AM   #64
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I gave up trying to get better MPG. I just accepted that it is what it is!
Me too. I was driving the speed limit everywhere and averaging like 42mpg or something. But then I realized that

I'll live with my 37mpg and shave a few minutes off of my commute.
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Old 03-15-2013, 01:15 PM   #65
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I was going to attempt upgrading to roller-type muffler bearings and a molybdenum-fortified chrome schmidifier. I anticipate gaining 3-5 mpg combined city-highway.
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Old 03-15-2013, 01:26 PM   #66
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I was going to attempt upgrading to roller-type muffler bearings and a molybdenum-fortified chrome schmidifier. I anticipate gaining 3-5 mpg combined city-highway.
Haven't you heard? The oil companies have bought up all the patents for roller-type muffler bearings to keep them off the market. Don't know about schmidifiers.
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Haven't you heard? The oil companies have bought up all the patents for roller-type muffler bearings to keep them off the market. Don't know about schmidifiers.
Without muffler bearings, there's no gain to be had from making the chrome fully schmidified. Back to the drawing board.
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the biggest mpg gain is aro.

i know every one on hear is going to say its junk and a wast of time, ECT ECT but these things really do help get better mpg...ganes of 15/20% are very common for boat tails..


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Old 03-22-2013, 07:33 AM   #69
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the biggest mpg gain is aro.

i know every one on hear is going to say its junk and a wast of time, ECT ECT but these things really do help get better mpg...ganes of 15/20% are very common for boat tails..


http://ecomodder.com/forum/

Styling, that's some sweet ride!

There's little doubt that will help on the highway but there's also no chance that will be bolted to the back of my car...


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Old 03-22-2013, 09:31 AM   #70
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I went with the lowz. Eibach Sportlines. I was averaging 28.5-29 MPG over the winter with a heavy mix of city driving. After the lowz and three tanks my new average is 34 MPG with the same driving.

You can see my profile for the rest of my mods and car specs.
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