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Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:00 am 
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if yous just drive normal and upgrade your ECU with out doing head and cam work you should get better K's outta your car that's what I've been told
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Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2011 6:57 pm 
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Yeah that is right, every little thing helps! Without any doubt, adjusting your driving style is the biggest gain. Hope you liked the thread d0zer

 

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Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2011 3:05 pm 
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Fascinating read, thanks Gas Man. I am curious to know more about using hydrogen. What are your thoughts on using it alongside LPG?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Economy Guide: Updated, Loads of fuel saver tips!
Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 4:51 pm 
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Unless your an engineer with a lot of money, time, patience and resources, don't bother.
It does work, ~20% benefit is easily achievable, but the money you save your only spending on renewing your oil more often, replacing parts more frequently, blowing up the odd airbox, you will make mistakes along the way, it is not reliable, it takes a lot of maintenance and a lot of time, I would advise against it, it is a very cool topic, there is a lot of time and excitement to have with it, but it will consume your time for the next two years as much as a newborn child ;)

Have fun with everything else though, hot air intakes are good fun and tyre pressures too

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:27 am 
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[quote="-GAS-MAN-"]Plus how often does any one person actually drive without shoes, like twice a year, maybe. quote]

Yopu have to be joking, i think the last time i have driven in shoes was back when i was a P plater. cant stand the things while driving.

Good read though, cheers.

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:28 am 
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[quote="-GAS-MAN-"]Plus how often does any one person actually drive without shoes, like twice a year, maybe. quote]

Yopu have to be joking, i think the last time i have driven in shoes was back when i was a P plater. cant stand the things while driving.

Good read though, cheers.

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 8:58 pm 
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I've learnt a thing or two about public relations with this thread, everything you write will be taken literally and commented upon ;)

Cheers mate, I'm looking forward to getting my house and shed where I have test facilities, can test the flow of different air intake setups, play with water injection setups and get an engine to modify to the enth degree.

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Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 11:34 pm 
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This iphone, android and win mobile app, using your phones gps, tells you the most efficient route to travel, when to speed up, slow down and what speed to sit on for best fuel economy. With a slider bar to prioritise fuel useage with time taken. If it works, win!
Gets released soon: http://www.goecospeed.com/

 

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