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Old 12-12-2012, 02:37 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Cool, sounds like a plan.

I will definitely be messing with P&G more. It certainly wasn't as convenient with a stick when I tried on my Beetle. I got great mileage out of that tank (800 miles) but at the same time my leg was tired from constantly clutching for in gear and out of gear for coasting.
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Old 12-12-2012, 02:49 PM   #12 (permalink)
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With temps like 22f, I'd definitely think about doing a grill block.

Our temps are currently 35-40f mornings, 50f afternoons. A full lower grill block (left the upper open) has definitely sped up my warm up times and keeps the engine warmer when I use the heat in stop-and-go traffic.

It's a Civic hybrid, I just shoved two cut pieces of large-sized foam pipe insulation into the slots... I was going to zip tie it, but it's been so secure I haven't needed to .



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Old 12-12-2012, 02:51 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Good idea. I might take a look at that.

EDIT: Well, that looks easy/cheap! I will definitely be looking into doing this coming up this weekend when I have some free time.

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