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31Popular Mechanics tests vehicle wrap claim of improved MPG

Fastskinz MPG-Plus vehicle wrap - Click above for a high-res image gallery

6Popular Mechanics puts Fastskinz MPG-Plus to the test

Fastskinz MPG-Plus vehicle wrap - Click above for a high-res image gallery

14Dimpled vinyl wrap more efficient than paint?

Know why golf balls sport their dimpled finish? That uneven surface cuts wind resistance, allowing the little objects to fly further through the air. Similar technology has more recently been applied to athletic garments like the oufits worn by Olympic swimmers and cyclists. Could the same principles also apply to automobiles? At least according to a new venture called FastSkinz, the answer is yes. This company's recent development by SkinzWraps, a firm that specializes in vinyl wraps for automo

42New vehicle wraps claim to increase fuel economy by as much as 25%

Say you've got a company making plastic vehicle wraps for advertising. One day, you drive your graphic'd-up car to the golf course, and after losing three balls trying to drive across a water hazard, you get to pondering the golf ball itself. Those distinctive dimples on the surface of a golf ball reduce aerodynamic drag, allowing your Titleist to sail over the fairway. What if you wrapped a car in a similar dimpled layer? Thus was born FastSkinz, a new venture of SkinzWraps. Instead of turning

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