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Old 06-12-2009, 05:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
Ryland
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honda cb125 - '74 Honda CB 125 S1
90 day: 79.71 mpg (US)

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But I don't like the power junk, at 6 feet tall I still fit in my VX's back seat without issue, I can fit 9 foot steel rod or 8 foot lumber in my VX but not most new cars and the two weeks that I spent mixed with pulling a trailer of stuff around or hauling around 800+ pounds of lead acid batteries I still got 39mpg (that made my civic as heavy as the current day civic), his arument is basically saying that we are getting so well that we can afford to be wasteful, computers do seem to do the same thing with their operating systems, things get more efficient so they find new ways to make them bog down, sure we can make 90mpg passenger cars OR we can add 30 more cup holders, 4 zone A/C, DVD players for each seat that is never used, power sliding doors, 3 sun roofs, it's crazy, I want a car that works and will last 15 years or more.
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