HIGHWAY VEHICLE RETROFIT EVALUATION. PHASE I. ANALYSIS AND PRELIMINARY EVALUATION RESULTS. VOLUME I: SECTIONS 1 THROUGH 3

This report in two volumes presents an analysis and preliminary evaluation of selected used-car and light-truck fuel economy retrofit devices. In particular, information is provided that depicts the performance characteristics of retrofit devices that have the potential to improve automotive fuel economy. The spectrum of devices includes carburetors, acoustic and mechanical atomizers, lean-bleed devices, vapor injectors, fuel modifications, inlet manifolds, drivetrain components, drag reduction techniques, driver aids, cooling fans, valve timing, tuneups, exhaust-related systems, engine oils, oil additives, and filters.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 2, PB-252 555 and report dated Mar 75, AD-A009 214.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Aerospace Corporation

    2350 East El Sequdo Boulevard
    El Sequndo, CA  USA  90245

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02142
  • Authors:
    • HINTON, M G
    • MELTZER, J
    • IURA, T
    • FORREST, L
    • Burke, A
  • Publication Date: 1975-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: 221 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00136810
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Intrm Rpt., DOT-TSC-OST-75-48.I
  • Contract Numbers: F04701-74-C-0075
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 13 1976 12:00AM