Prius bra

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Main Forum' started by chezypuffs, May 15, 2006.

  1. chezypuffs

    chezypuffs New Member

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    I received a 15% off coupon from my dealership for Prius accessories so I bought the all weather mats and the bra. Is the bra going to reduce my MPG? I just made it to 50MPG, and being the lead foot that I am that is really good for all the highway driving I do!
     
  2. brandon

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    My guess is no. It isn't that heavy, and I don't believe it adds much wind resistance, so no.

    That said, my car is a free spirit and currently operates bra-less.
     
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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(chezypuffs @ May 15 2006, 11:02 AM) [snapback]255781[/snapback]</div>
    Mine increased my MPG last winter!! :blink: I modified it to add a radiator blocker and added 2-5 mpg to my average for each tank. Between that and the block heater my life time average has been going up all winter rather than down!
     
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    I didn't think it would. My husband, the 'gear head', was saying that since it wasn't as smooth that it would cause extra resistance, thus causing a reduction in MPG. Now if it goes from 50MPG to 49.5, then I dont care as much.
    :lol: My girl is going for the sexy look with the black bra!
     
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    I've had vinyl bras on all four of my Priuses (see avatar) and they do not affect MPG. While the surface of the bra is not quite as slippery as a well-waxed/sealed finish, it's the aerodynamic shape of the front end that really does the job.
     
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