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      This Audi has some extensive aero mods done and...

      This Audi has some extensive aero mods done and it can easily reach 2.6 liters at 100 km/h speed.

      https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/543855_702333673113854_2026866434_n.jpg...
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      Last standing mile end speed was 199.8 km/h with...

      Last standing mile end speed was 199.8 km/h with roughly ~100hp.
      car has now 119.3 hp and 284.8 Nm of torgue
      60-120 km/h acceleration time is now 6 seconds

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      Its wise to send message to at least three or (to...

      Its wise to send message to at least three or (to get 3 offers) companies because some dont want to ship abroad and shipping costs varies even hundred euros easily between companies...
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      Those and many other lupo 3L parts are sold at...

      Those and many other lupo 3L parts are sold at least here:
      http://en.bildelsbasen.se/?link=search&ggl=s14&searchmode=1&vc1=202&vc[0]=202122100&vcx=4955&pc1=110
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      1.2 TDI fits also nicely to Audi A8 engine room ...

      1.2 TDI fits also nicely to Audi A8 engine room

      http://www.wardtro.de/html/3l_audi.html.

      I am waiting some information about that Audis weight and fuel consumption figures and next winters...
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      My Lupo project car will almost all possible...

      My Lupo project car will almost all possible modifications that lower the drag and increase the performance:

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      Project is still active though havent had time to...

      Project is still active though havent had time to post any updates here.

      2012 summers best results were 2.2 liter @ 85 km/h speed and 2.4 liters @ 100 km/h

      Now for current winter the...
    8. Thread: LRR tires???

      by tuneko
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      Here are results of this 2011 years winter tire...

      Here are results of this 2011 years winter tire tests in various car magazines picked from the internet:

      Lowest rolling resistance tires still are Nokian Hakkapeliitta R or Michelin XI2
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      I would not say that those are the best. They are...

      I would not say that those are the best. They are not tested in any real tyre test, what might be the reason? Also the tires that were tested againt that were not told the exact models of each tyres....
    10. Here is one video on the topic. That is 1.2 TDI...

      Here is one video on the topic. That is 1.2 TDI Lupo 3L and the fuel consumtion figures are real >90 MPG US @ 53 MPH.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7LZIyu9EN8
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      Facebook link should now work. So far best...

      Facebook link should now work.

      So far best results has been 98.79 MPG US @ 53 MPH avg speed. Lots of mods have come to the car and many more is still to come. ECU will be one the biggest places to...
    12. Thread: LRR tires???

      by tuneko
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      There are standards how the measurements should...

      There are standards how the measurements should be done and what kind of machines, but there are differences between machines like there are with rolling dynos. Results 100% to the ones which are...
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      There aren no new LRR figures on the internet....

      There aren no new LRR figures on the internet. Oldest can be found at wikipedia:
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Low-rolling_resistance_tires

      Also good data is at:...
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      I would say that they save the max 5% on fuel...

      I would say that they save the max 5% on fuel consumption, so best LRR tire is 5% better than the worst which is usually chinese cheap tire. Best overall tires that save fuel are the nokian Hakka...
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      Best LRR tires come from Michelin and Nokian....

      Best LRR tires come from Michelin and Nokian. Depending your goals best LRR tires are Michelin XI2 or Nokian Hakkapeliitta R. Both of those can be used when temperatures are under +15 celsius. If you...
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      Best winter tires in Finnish winter tire tests...

      Best winter tires in Finnish winter tire tests has been for many years in a row those Michelin XI2 or Nokian Hakkapeliitta R. Both have also the lowest rolling resistance figures. Those are at their...
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      Thats 117 MPG @ 53 MPH. Today I will try to make...

      Thats 117 MPG @ 53 MPH. Today I will try to make a test run to prove the figures on the cars fuel gauge correct.

      Edit: Todays test run results: 155 miles. 1.569 US gal 98.79 MPG US. Fuel gauge...
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      Here my car ...

      Here my car

      http://tuneko.com/gallery_d754816d479ccbaaaf6a5a2bc159d350/album_fc0daf8b9a1940d8f031fced5cb37c2c/4cee3c2c88e196959648587ac584d229.jpg

      In this picture you can see:
      - Controllable...
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      IMO I havent yet done any mods that are unsafe or...

      IMO I havent yet done any mods that are unsafe or makes car less safe?
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      Taller tires are also a good thing for fuel...

      Taller tires are also a good thing for fuel consumption if you have a TDI (also on most petrol cars). On my Lupo 3L I tested 1/4 mile times and with 12% taller tires there were not that big...
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