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    Posted March 31, 2013 by
    mpgomatic
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    While there’s been a notable improvement in fuel efficiency with new vehicles over those years, in this tight economy, I’m often asked ...

     

    Is it possible to improve the fuel efficiency of an older car with simple aftermarket bolt-ons and proper maintenance? If so, to what degree?

     

    That’s where our new video series steps in.

     

    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2135996394/aint-fuelin

     

    We’ll put a ten year old car on the lift, install some high-quality components, give it some love, and see if we can crank up its fuel efficiency to make those investments pay off.

     

    We’re going to find ‘em, fix ‘em, test ‘em, and flip ‘em ... and we need your help to make it happen.

     

    We will use proven technology. We can retrofit parts from the current model year vehicles onto vehicles that are five to fifteen years old. This all needs to be tested, extensively.

     

    I've brought this idea to executives from some of the major automobile manufacturers and they agree it has merit.

     

    You can help make it happen by supporting this effort and spreading the word.

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