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Old 05-17-2009, 06:30 PM   #820 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

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90 day: 52.07 mpg (US)

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90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

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90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)
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Got the pedestrian proximity warning unit & activation cable installed this afternoon (gear shift cable scrounged from an old bike).

I'm not going to be able to use the heater temperature slider to activate the bell though - it's too stiff. Not slidey enough.

I may do exactly the same thing the Xebra owner did - just route the cable end through the dashboard somewhere close at hand and attach a handle to the end of it.
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