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Old 07-08-2009, 11:14 AM   #105 (permalink)
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[SOLD] Highway Warrior - '00 Mazda Protege LX 1.6L Manual
90 day: 35.93 mpg (US)

Basic Miata - '06 Mazda Miata Touring
90 day: 30.93 mpg (US)
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Originally Posted by jonathan150cc View Post
(Oil changes on a 250cc or 150cc run about $8.)
8 bucks, seriously? I found Mobil 1 synthetic 10W30 on sale at Farm and Fleet for $1.79 per quart. The engine on my Honda Elite 250 takes 0.85L, and the transmission takes 0.15L (I always change both of them at the same time). So, I used around 2 bucks worth of oil.

Originally Posted by jonathan150cc View Post
My bike costs are infinitely less than my car costs.
I'm having a bit of trouble understanding this mathematically... :P

2006 Miata Touring 5MT
2006 VW Jetta TDI 6AT (Sold to buy Miata)
2000 Mazda Protege 1.6L 5MT
2002 Mercedes C230 Coupe 5AT (Water damage, totaled)

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