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Old 08-24-2010, 05:02 PM   #48 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 53.56 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

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

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 64.03 mpg (US)
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Originally Posted by Weather Spotter View Post
Update: after 700+ miles on the car I have had no issues! No rubbing or loose parts!

With all my mods I have seen a 2-3 MPG gain (very conservative number).
Congrats! I love the magnet signs on the back of the car too. Explains everything at a glance.

Did you hear back from Ben about the decals? "EcoModder" on the back will complete the picture

As for testing - is the time and expense worth it? I think so. It separates us from the scammers who make ridiculous, unsubstantiated claims.
Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
Mitsu mods: Oops, I did it again! Bought another cheap, 3-cylinder Mirage. Mods in progress...
Ecodriving test: Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown

has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners - electric car conversion on a beer budget
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